Weekend Anchor/reporter

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.



WCMH-TV NBC4 in Columbus, Ohio is looking for a dynamic journalist and storyteller to anchor weekend evening newscasts and to report three days during the week.




· Must have solid vocal delivery and engaging camera presence

· Ensures that all news content on weekend broadcasts meets company standards for journalistic integrity, ethics, and production quality

· Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner

· Must have the ability to research and report on stories of all topics, especially breaking news, generate story ideas, display an on-air presence that is friendly and authoritative, and have a high-level of engagement on all social media platforms

· Must build sources and pitch vetted local story ideas daily

· Must shoot and edit video

· Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics and use of digital and social media platforms

· Performs special projects and other duties as assigned



Requirements & Skills

· Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree

· Two years television anchoring or five years reporting experience required

· Understand importance of social media

· Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel

· Superior on-air presence

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

· Must be able to work any shift including evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays

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



    Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 199 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit http://www.nexstar.tv.


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