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Company: WRAL-TV / Capitol Broadcasting
Position:
Seeking experienced TV Anchor Reporter
Location:
North Carolina
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 30, 2014
Job ID: 1574453

Description:

WRAL-TV is looking for a seasoned journalist to anchor live weekend newscasts and report.   As an anchor, the individual will be called upon to communicate news and information to viewers during newscasts, special reports, continuous coverage, and other types of news programs.  This will include interpreting news events, adlibbing, and communicating breaking news effectively when scripts are not available.   Anchoring duties also involve gathering and writing stories.   As a reporter, the individual must analyze and interpret events, issues and trends, conduct interviews, and creatively produce television reports that communicate the news in a clear, imaginative manner.   A WRAL reporter is expected to generate original, local stories on a regular basis.   Embracing and effectively using social media is essential to succeeding in this job. 

 

The anchor’s on-air role is critical and demands confident, smooth presentation skills.  The individual must be able to deliver scripts clearly and effectively.  Strong writing skills, solid news judgment and a strong sense of visual storytelling are essential skills.  This individual must be a self-starter who cultivates sources and finds new information as a regular part of the job.  Live reporting skills are important, as well as the ability to adlib and describe breaking news as it takes place around you.  At least five years previous experience in television news, a four year college degree, and apre-employment drug screening are required.  All candidates must apply onlineat http://www.capitolbroadcasting.com/careers/.  EOE M/F  All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free.  Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.

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