Anchor/Reporter

Posted by Tribune Broadcasting

Indianapolis, IN
Posted: 2018-11-30

Description:

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

The 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:

  • 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
  • Contribute, write and/or proofread stories on assigned broadcasts
  • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
  • Participate in station community and promotional events
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
  • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 5 years’ experience as an Anchor and/or Reporter
  • Strong on-air presentation; must be credible, personable and passionate
  • Perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure
  • 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
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

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Contact:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

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