Anchor/Reporter

News for WYMT
Bowling Green, Kentucky

posted on July 04, 2017


job posting:

Effective immediately WYMT-TV is accepting applications for an Evening (6 p.m.) Anchor/Reporter. Our 6 p.m. co-anchor is moving up to a larger market. WYMT-TV is looking for a self-motivated, aggressive, enterprising and intellectually curious news professional to fill some big shoes. WYMT has a proven record of turning out solid journalists capable of moving up in the ranks quickly. Two years ago, another anchor jumped to Miami, Florida. ESPN`s Jay Crawford started his career with WYMT. Our anchors, reporters, and producers typically move on to Top 40 Markets and higher. Our anchors, reporters, and producers typically move on to Top 40 Markets. We work hard and have fun! Great station! Great company! Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner • Use editorial judgment to help determine content of the newscasts • Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts • Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories. • Write for the web and post daily on all digital platforms including social media and attaching images and streaming video • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer • Deliver unscripted breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large • Collaborate with producers and management in the development of broadcast content such as newscasts, promotions, and teases • Receive assignments and evaluate leads and tips in order to develop story ideas • Covers news in the field to generate, produce and deliver high profile special reports • Edit video for broadcasts and the web • Participate in community events and makes public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned Requirements Successful applicants must possess creative storytelling skills, a terrific grasp of current events, strong organizational skills and the ability to shoot and edit your own video. All anchors report daily and must be able to communicate accurately, conversationally and efficiently on live breaking news. Anchors must also have the skills to produce, not stack, a fast-paced and informative newscast when needed. You must also understand and embrace the importance of the new multi-platform newsroom. Do you see the web as an opportunity or a burden? Do you ``Tweet`` about your stories? Do you interact with viewers on Facebook? Do you blog? Additional Info Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


want to apply for this job?


expires on 09/02/2017