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Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Anchor/Reporter in our Huntsville location.

The Anchor/Reporter will be an experienced journalist who knows how to dig up stories and ask the tough questions.  The ideal candidate will have investigative reporting experience and can be assertive in the newsroom. This position will collaborate and work cohesively with the investigative team, management and crew staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Requirements:

  • Develop and execute investigative reporting content on a consistent basis that reinforces the station’s Taking Action, Getting Results brand and appeal to target audience
  • Fill-in anchor newscasts as needed
  • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Respond aggressively to breaking news
  • Execute compelling live shots and stand-ups
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
  • Participate in station community and promotional events

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 3-5 years reporting & anchoring experience; investigative reporting experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
  • Knowledge of social media/online platforms
  • Knowledge of how to file FOIAs and open records requests preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

WHNT is an equal opportunity employer

HOW TO APPLY:

Contact:
For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-11-02