What we’re looking for: The Anchor/Reporter is responsible for anchoring assigned newscast and reporting for assigned newscast. Covers news stories on location, developing the facts and background, interviewing, writing, editing, and presenting the story on the air. Contribute to special features and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report, write and edit news stories on air and online within assigned deadlines
  • Splits time between the anchor desk and reporting in the field
  • Deliver newscasts with evaluation based poise with authoritative, credible, and conversational voice quality
  • Engage as a newsroom leader by delivering news reports, including live reports, demonstrating energy, confidence and professional appearance
  • Works with a photographer on assigned stories
  • Gather information for original news stories using beat sources, contacts and leads
  • Write own news copy for an assigned newscast or news series, and operate teleprompter controls
  • Fill-in for other anchor positions
  • Strategically engages in social media
  • May lead projects or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives; act as a resource for colleagues with less experience
  • Establish a community presence outside of the newscasts
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and obtain results through others
  • Strong story development skills to submit original story ideas on a daily basis
  • Must be able to develop sources, work a beat, and break stories
  • Must have strong on-camera skills with the ability to read narration effectively
  • Familiar with editing news videos
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate solutions; ability to relate well with diverse populations and age groups
  • Ability to interface with internal company personnel
  • Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
  • Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
  • Emphasis on reporting skills and anchoring skills
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ad-lib capability and ability to handle breaking news on-air

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
  • 5+ years of Television news reporting and anchoring experience, including live shooting

Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:

  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
  • Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
  • Provide 24×7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
  • Participation in an established on-call rotation

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.

Apply: https://jobs.spectrum.com/job/raleigh/anchor-mmj-spectrum-networks-raleigh-nc/4673/17009780