Nexstar Media Group

  • Weekend Anchor/Producer/Reporter

    Requisition ID
    2018-2642
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-SC-Mount Pleasant
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

     

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

     

    WCBD-TV in beautiful Charleston, SC seeks an Anchor/Producer for weekend morning newscasts, and reporting as a Multimedia Journalist. Must be a strong writer with excellent live reporting skills. Candidates for this position must be able to operate digital video and still cameras and the associated editing equipment and software used in processing the raw images into completed content for broadcast and web posting. Successful candidates must have strong reporting skills, producing skills, and people skills necessary for the development of relationships and unique, hyper local stories. Time management and organizational skills are critical to a candidate's success. Previous anchoring, reporting and producing experience preferred.  Must have high energy for morning show format, excellent conversation and presentation skills. College degree in Journalism preferred.

     

    Previous anchoring, producing and reporting experience for a commercial television station required. Must have high energy, excellent conversation and presentation skills.  Prior photography and editing experience desired.  College degree preferred.  Must be a team player.  Pre-employment Criminal Background Check and Motor Vehicle Report required.  Must apply on-line at nexstar.tv to be considered. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    The Weekend Anchor/Producer/Reporter serves as the primary presenter of weekend news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.  On non-weekend workdays, the Weekend Anchor/Reporter collects, analyzes and presents facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

     

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

     

    • 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 newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
    • Assists in writing, copy editing, 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.
    • Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
    • Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
    • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
    • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details.
    • Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
    • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
    • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
    • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
    • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
    • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
    • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
    • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
    • Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
    • Produces and presents reports for all platforms.
    • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
    • Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.
    • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
    • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:


    The News Anchor Reporter must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the News Anchor Reporter must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

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