• Anchor/Reporter

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/29/2018 3:55 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-48607
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    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

    • 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

    Qualifications

    • 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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    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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