Anchor Reporter

New Orleans, LA
Posted: 2019-11-01


WDSU-TV, the NBC affiliate in New Orleans, is looking for a high-energy weekend anchor/reporter who knows how to tell visual stories and can do active, engaged live shots. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we’re looking for an anchor/reporter who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next weekend anchor/reporter will tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills.


·         Deliver scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose  

·         Have an active presence on social media that engages the audience

·         An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components

·         Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

·         Appears on behalf of the station at public events

·         Fill-in anchor duties as directed by management



Required Experience: 

·         Past reporting experience (2-5 years) preferred

·         Minimum 2 years anchoring experience preferred

·         Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover stories

·         Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work

Required Skills:

·         Proven ability to connect with viewers

·         Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends  

·         Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production

·         Demonstrated ability with digital media and social media            


·         Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience



Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer