Anchor Reporter

Posted by Hearst Television

Manchester, NH
Posted: 2020-02-10

Description:

WMUR-TV is looking for an anchor/reporter who will bring the energy of live reporting to our anchor desk. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we’re looking for an anchor who will also break the big stories. Our next anchor/reporter will enterprise exclusives, produce compelling stories, and deliver energetic live shots. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and coach producers and reporters. Our anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is efficient, works well under tight deadlines, develops sources, and has excellent live reporting skills.

Responsibilities:

Job Responsibilities:                                    

  • Deliver material with professionalism, personality, and purpose. 
  • Work with and guides reporters and producers in newscast production.
  • Regularly plan, gather and produce stories for daily news or special project assignments.
  • Coordinate with news managers and producers to develop hard-hitting stories.
  • Develop sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.
  • Contribute pictures, video and text updates to digital platforms consistently throughout the day.
  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.
  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components.
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.
  • Appear on behalf of the station at public events.

Requirements:

Experience Requirements:

  • Past anchor experience (2-5 years) required
  • Past reporting experience (2-5 years) required
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise
  • Demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Experienced anchor with the ability to connect with viewers, in addition to having strong reporting skills.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Has a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record.
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights, weekends and holidays.
  • Can deal with the stress and pressure of time-sensitive newscast production. 

Education:                               

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience
  • Military training and experience will be considered

Contact:

Apply online at Hearst Television Careers

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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