• Full Time
  • Anywhere

WHNT

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

North Alabama's News Leader, WHNT News 19 in Huntsville, Alabama is looking for a seasoned journalist to co-anchor the weekday evening newscasts. This is a rare opportunity to join the anchor desk in the community voted the second-best place to live in the United States by U.S. News & World Report 2023-2024 ranking.  The city's thriving job market, low cost of living and high quality of life are some of the reasons for the top ranking. We’re looking for someone with a polished on-air presence and a newsroom leader.  The Weekday Evening Anchor must present content in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.  Applicant must include a link to on-air work as an anchor, with the application.

  • 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 content on a regular basis.
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, script approval.
  • Field anchors 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.
  • Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

JOB EXPERIENCE

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

REQUIREMENTS

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, news makers and issues.
  • Ability to identify the development needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • 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 good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

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

https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nexstar/details/Anchor_REQ-29418?locationRegionStateProvince=31475924e5494080a8a458bf4fa293ed&locations=0b7c96a3cb1601962430b0650201ef20