Anchor / Reporter
Company: Meredith Corporation
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Anchor / Reporter
I. Job Summary - Major goals and objectives.
WHNS-TV, a Meredith Corporation station, is in search of a main
News Anchor/Reporter for the weekday morning show. WHNS is the Fox
affiliate in beautiful Greenville, SC (Market #35). The
Anchor/Reporter develops newscasts which will attract the largest
available audience to the station. This position works with News
Director, Assistant News Director, Executive Producer and Producer
to create the newscast. The News Anchor/Reporter writes and
proofreads scripts each day. The News Anchor/Reporter writes for
the website each day, maintains professional social media accounts
and posts to the station social media account multiple times per
day. In addition, this position covers news in the field and writes
stories. Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives,
including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.
II. Essential Job Functions
Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable
60% Anchors newscasts.Writes and proofreads news copy.Works with
Producer and Executive Producer to create newscasts, teasers and
promotions. Work performed is for all media platforms and
initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social
20% Covers stories in the field each day. Reports live. Uses
devices including cell phone, PDA, laptop to transmit stories back
to the station.
10% Posts to website and social media
10% Makes personal appearances on behalf of the station.
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements - All must be met
to be considered.
Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or related field,
or equivalent training and/or experience.
5 years experience as anchor and reporter for commercial/public
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to blend words and video into interesting and informative
television news stories.
Must possess advanced understanding of legal and ethical issues
Must be a skilled communicator with ability to connect with a
Ability to assimilate information quickly. Ability to compile and
summarize information into a clear, concise and understandable
Ability to conduct meaningful and interesting interviews.
Must possess valid Driver's License.
% Travel Required (Approximate): 30%
It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment
opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national
origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race,
religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity
and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with
regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In
addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for
qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can
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