NBC Universal WTVJ Weekend Anchor in Miramar, Florida

Job Number 35536BR

Job Title WTVJ Weekend Anchor

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - WTVJ

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province Florida

City Miramar

Responsibilities

• Perform as an on-air weekend anchor and weekday reporter for NBC 6 South Florida newscasts and programs across multiple platforms

• Contribute story ideas for day of stories and news series pieces

• Prepare and present story content in a fair, accurate and unbiased manner

• Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present NBC 6 South Florida news specials and packages based on breaking news or pre-planned stories

• Generate story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews

• Develop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local stories

• Leverage relationships within the community for the purpose of developing connections to story leads; bridge relevant activities through community relations department

• Participate in station-sponsored and philanthropic events and assigned special promotions projects

• Perform field reporting, fill-in for other shows, and other temporary assignments, as needed

-Gather information, pictures and video for station’s digital platforms.

-Write digital scripts and collaborate with digital team on daily assignments

-Actively maintain station branded social media accounts.

Qualifications/Requirements

• Minimum 3 years of experience as anchor in top 20 market

• Minimum 5 years of experience as television reporter in top 20 market

• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience

• Proven track record of strong writing, storytelling and live reporting skills

• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must be 18 years or older

• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.

Desired Characteristics

• General Assignment reporting skills preferred.

• Understanding of Social Media

• Must have excellent writing skills as well as very strong speech skills.

• Must be able to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news.

• Strong live reporting skills. Able to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines.

• Possess the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.

• Ability to edit media

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