Weekend Anchor/MMJ

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Panama City,FL

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

  • WMBB-TV has an opening for Weekend News Anchor/MMJ.  We are the Nexstar-owned ABC affiliate for the Florida Panhandle, a great news market that provides opportunities to cover a huge variety of stories.  We own breaking news and are not afraid to tackle the controversial topics.  We are an aggressive news operation and have won more awards for our coverage than any other local media outlet over the last two years. It’s a great place to call home.  You will be living in a beautiful beach community where hundreds of thousands of people vacation each year.   You will not be shoveling snow half the year.  It’s an even better place to work.  We have a recently remodeled station and newsroom (October 2019) and a new studio set (July 2022).  Our news staff is a hardworking team that gets along well with each other.  If this sounds like the place you want to begin your career and learn your craft, then you need to apply now.  This job will not last long.  Check out the job requirements and desired qualifications below.  Hope to hear from you soon.

    Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.

    Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at http://www.Nexstar.tv.

        

    The Weekend News Anchor/MMJ 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.

    EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 


JOB EXPERIENCE

  • 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 assigned.
  • 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 assigned.
  • Edits video clips as assigned.
  • Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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 five years’ experience in news reporting or anchoring.  (More or less depending on market size.)
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • 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 assignments 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. 

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!


ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

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