Evening News Anchor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


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.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


WDHN is seeking an energetic, engaging journalist to be our next main, weekday evening news anchor. We're looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic anchor to be the newest face of our station, anchoring the nightly 5, 6 & 10 pm newscasts. With its warm, sunny climate, friendly people, and affordable cost of living, see why Dothan is such a great place to live. We're just an hour from the world's most beautiful beaches and a three-hour road trip to major cities like Atlanta and Birmingham.

The 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.

  • 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.

    Communicates clear direction with team members.

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

    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 & Skills:

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

    Fluency in English.

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

    Previous experience in news reporting or anchoring.

    Good on-air presence.

    Good news judgment with knowledge of current events, history, newsmakers and issues.

    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 sometimes work other shifts


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