Posted on 2018-02-16
By WDAY, WDAZ, KBMY, KMCY WDAY
AGWEEKTV is accepting applications for an Anchor. This position is 32 hours/week with benefits.
-Anchor for AGWEEKTV and also appear on camera in sponsored content videos.
-Contribute to the planning and execution of each weekly show, write and edit copy for AGWEEKTV.
-Responsible for gathering and reporting agriculture-related news and features for the multi-media platforms of Forum Communications Co., including but not limited to AGWEEKTV, AGWEEK magazine and Agweek.com
-Prepares weekly for commitments, including AGWEEKTV script, researching sponsored content clients and preparing interview questions
-Develop ideas and collaborates to increase sales
-Builds rapport and stays attuned to local, regional and state agricultural issues, attends local and regional board meetings, help build awareness of Agweek brand by making paid and unpaid appearances.
-Contributes to the website Agweek.com by planning online components for stories, writing online stories and composing additional content; may be responsible for blog content
-Receives assignments and develops own ideas into one relevant weekly story/ package
-Organizes material, determines focus and writes stories according to editorial style and format standards, for multiple platforms.
-Responsible for traveling to and attending Ag shows and other related conferences up to 10-15 nights a year.
-May need to use video and camera equipment as needed for stories
-Other duties as assigned.
-Bachelor’s degree in journalism, mass communication, agriculture journalism or a related field.
-Professional experience on-camera, writing, AP style preferred.
-Excellent communication skills, including the ability to listen, interview and take accurate notes and write accurate, clear and concise stories.
-Detail oriented, strong organizational skills.
-Computer skills in word processing and content management systems.
-Ability to handle sensitive and emotional situations, maintain confidentiality, balance demands, set priorities and manage multiple issues/projects at a time.
-Knowledge of Freedom of Information Act and libel laws.
-Know how to use video and camera equipment and edit photos.
-Must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is insurable by the company.
-Must carry an acceptable level of vehicle insurance as required by the company.
HOW TO APPLY:
Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer