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Anchor/Reporter

Anchor/Reporter

Job ID 
2017-46394
Location 
US-AL-Huntsville
Category 
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Posted Date 
10/2/2017

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Overview

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Anchor/Reporter in our Huntsville location.

 

The Anchor/Reporter will be an experienced journalist who knows how to dig up stories and ask the tough questions.  The ideal candidate will have investigative reporting experience and can be assertive in the newsroom. This position will collaborate and work cohesively with the investigative team, management and crew staff.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute investigative reporting content on a consistent basis that reinforces the station’s Taking Action, Getting Results brand and appeal to target audience
  • Fill-in anchor newscasts as needed
  • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Respond aggressively to breaking news
  • Execute compelling live shots and stand-ups
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
  • Participate in station community and promotional events

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 3-5 years reporting & anchoring experience; investigative reporting experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
  • Knowledge of social media/online platforms
  • Knowledge of how to file FOIAs and open records requests preferred
  • 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 nights, weekends and holidays

WHNT is an equal opportunity employer

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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