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News Anchor/Reporter

Company: Nexstar Media Group Inc.
Location: Rochester
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

WROC-TV8, a CBS affiliate, is looking for an experienced News Anchor/Reporter. This individual will present news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. Collects, analyzes, and presents facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: * Presents news stories and other content for all platforms. * Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. * Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to provide complete and accurate information. * Gathers information via research, interviews, and experience; attends political, news, sports, social, and other functions. * Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsroom situations as required. * Pitches stories to News Managers and Producers, which are relevant to the local community. * Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas. * Participates in promotional activities including public appearances. * Writes content for the website and other digital platforms; edits video clips as assigned. * Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites. * Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws. * Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. Requirements & Skills: * Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and work experience. * Minimum two years of experience in news reporting and anchoring. * Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to ad-lib when required. * Superior on-air presence both in the studio and live locations. * Excellent news judgment with expansive knowledge of local/national current events, history, newsmakers, and issues. * Receptive to coaching, able to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. * Valid driver's license with a good driving record. * Flexibility to work different hours and shifts.

Keywords: Nexstar Media Group Inc., Rochester , News Anchor/Reporter, Advertising , Rochester, New York

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