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Anchor/Reporter, Weekend

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter to work in our Indianapolis location.

The Weekend Anchor/Reporter will be an experienced journalist who can handle major news, breaking news and is a proven leader with editorial content and viewers. This person must be assertive in the newsroom and work cohesively with management and crew staff. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WXIN/WTTV, the station websites and social media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Requirements:

  • Anchor regularly scheduled newscasts for weekend newscasts
  • Responsible for providing on-air news both in studio and live in the field
  • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
  • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
  • Participate in station community and promotional events
  • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 3+ years Anchor/Reporter experience
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
  • 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 early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-22