WCTV Weekend Morning Anchor/MMJ

JOB SUMMARY
We are recruiting a high energy, personality-driven newsroom leader who will help command the anchor desk during this critical daypart. Our next Weekend Morning Anchor/MMJ will contribute to our well-established workflow in a Digital First newsroom.

At WCTV Eyewitness News, we break news on our website, push it on social, and add emotion and perspective on television. As a story-teller, you'll be seemless in and out of the studio. You'll be responsible for telling lead stories live in the field. This is not a job for beginners or prompter readers. The right candidate will be quick on their feet, bring copy to life, and master social media on and off the desk. The right candidate will have MMJ experience, and a track record of producing compelling, people-based stories. Our anchors embody best practices, from pitches to story production.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Anchor Weekend Morning newscasts, and other newscasts as assigned
  • Collaborate with Producing, Reporting and Technical Staff to make shows as compelling and clean as possible.
  • Shoot & edit daily content for newscasts and website
  • Operate portable live units, and conduct live shots from the field
  • Generate story ideas and building local contacts
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS/BA in journalism or communications, computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems.
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience.
  • A valid driver`s license, good driving record and proof of insurability.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience reporting as a MMJ in a commercial newsroom.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

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