• Weekend Anchor

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/21/2018 12:32 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-48718
    Category
    News
  • Overview

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

     

    The Weekend 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

    • Anchor regularly scheduled newscasts for weekend newscasts
    • 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
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Participate in station community and promotional events
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3+ years Anchor/Reporter experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • 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 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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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