WESH 2/CW18, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate in the Orlando market, is looking for an Anchor/Reporter who can bring the energy of live reporting to our anchor desk. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality, we're looking for an anchor who also wants to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next anchor/reporter will enterprise exclusives and be an excellent storyteller. We are looking for this market's next leader who isn't afraid to ask the tough questions and will hold those in power accountable. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. Our anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills and takes a calming and commanding lead during breaking news.
Delivers scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purposeWorks with and guides reporters and producers in newscast productionRegularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignmentsWorks with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating soundCoordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive contentDevelops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the dayCan juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand componentsUnwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standardsAppears on behalf of the station at public eventsIn-person attendance is requiredExperience Requirements:
Past anchor experience (2-5 years) requiredPast reporting experience (2-5 years) requiredDemonstrated ability to enterprise and uncoverYour demo reel should be indicative of your everyday workQualifications Requirements:
Proven Anchor with ability to connect with viewers, in addition to strong reporting skillsAbility to operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technologyCan work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 poundsHas a valid driver's license, can drive large vehicles over long distances, and a clear driving recordAbility to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekendsCan deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast productionEducation:
Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.
Hearst Television (HTV) owns and/or operates 35 television and two radio stations serving 27 media markets across 39 states reaching over 22 million U.S. television households. HTV is recognized as one of the industry's premier broadcasting companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service.