Job Information
News Anchor/Reporter
WVNS TV 25 Days Ago
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Jobs in Broadcasting
Job Shift: As Scheduled
Posted: 03/28/2018
Zipcode: 25843
State: West Virginia
Details from Hiring Manager: 
Required Travel: As Assigned
Minimum Education: University
Degree Title:
Minimum Experience: 1 Year
Job Status
Job Status: Interviewing
Start Publishing: 03/25/2018
No of Jobs: 1
Stop Publishing: 04/25/2018
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Job Description Position Summary: 

The WVNS TV Reporter/News Anchor collects, analyzes and presents fact about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation, and presents news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.

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

• Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to provide complete and accurate information.

• Gathers information via research, interviews, and experience; attends political, news, sports, social, and other functions.

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

• Pitches stories to News Managers and Producers, which are relevant to the local community.

• Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.

• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.

• Writes content for the website and other digital platforms; edits video clips as assigned.

• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.

• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Prefered Skills

Requirements & Skills:

  • • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • • Minimum two years of experience in news reporting and anchoring.
  • • Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to ad-lib when required.
  • • Superior on-air presence both in the studio and live locations.
  • • Excellent news judgment with expansive knowledge of local/national current events, history, newsmakers, and issues.        
  • • Receptive to coaching, able to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • • Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  • • Flexibility to work different hours and shifts.

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to: to access all career opportunities for WVNS-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WVNS-TV is an equal opportunity employer.


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