Anchor-Reporter

Anchor-Reporter

DEPARTMENT: News

REPORT TO: News Director, Assignment Manager/Editor

EDUCATION: Four-year degree in journalism or related field preferred

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year live reporting and some anchoring

WMGT-DT is looking for a newsroom leader to anchor, report, and produce. You may be a good match for our station if you are a natural leader, have reporting experience, and know how to work a beat to get the story first.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leadership role for the newsroom
  • Act as ambassador/representative of station to the public
  • Attend news planning meetings
  • Contribute story ideas in all planning meetings, including sweeps and event planning
  • Assist in writing scripts for assigned newscasts
  • Proof read all scripts for assigned newscasts
  • Develop sources and be able to work an assigned beat
  • Enterprise unique stories
  • Able to produce newscasts
  • Live field reporting and on-site anchoring
  • Keep up with current and community events
  • Arrive at work ready to go on air in the event of breaking news
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Involved in station projects including public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Must be on-call via home or cell phone
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the News Director

    ABILITIES/SKILLS

    • Able to ad-lib
    • Strong speaking voice
    • Able to project an energetic appearance while on air
    • Able to meet daily deadlines
    • Punctual
    • Communicate with news staff and other departments
    • Working knowledge of newsroom equipment and capabilities
    • Able to operate non-linear video editor
    • Knowledge of news legal and ethical issues
    • Courteous
    • Dress in a professional manner
    • Be respectful of station property and property of co-workers
    • Keep work area organized

    If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and demo reel to:

    NEWS DIRECTOR

    WMGT-TV
    P.O. Box 4328
    Macon, Georgia   31208

    Please specify how you learned of this opening. NO PHONE CALLS OR INTERVIEWS WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT.

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