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News Anchor

Job Description

Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.


EEO Statement:


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


 


Position Summary:


The WVNS TV News Anchor serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.


 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.

  • Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

  • Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.

  • Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.

  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.

  • Acts as a field reporter as igned.

  • Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.

  • Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.

  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.

  • Performs special projects and other duties as igned.

  • Edits video clips as igned.

  • Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.

  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.



Requirements & Skills:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in news reporting or anchoring. 

  • Superior on-air presence both in studio and live locations.

  • Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues.

  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.

  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.

  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize ignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

  • Flexibility to work any shift. 


 


Physical Demands & Work Environment:



The News Anchor must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the News Anchor must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.


More details

Name Job Description
Company Name Nexstar Broadcasting Inc
Education Graduate
Job Type Full Time
Job Status Interviewing
Link To Apply Apply Online

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Since 1946

The West Virginia Broadcasters Association has been representing and serving West Virginia radio and television stations since 1946. We are a member-driven trade association that provides unequaled service and value to stations throughout the state. 

We provide the latest news and information affecting the broadcasting industry. Serving as a catalyst on national and state issues in matters affecting our industry, the association works year-round building close working relationships with our state and federal legislators.

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