The News Anchor develops newscasts which will attract the largest available
audience to the stationís newscasts. This position works with producers to
create the newscast. The News Anchor covers news in the field, writes stories
and edits and/or rewrites copy when needed. The work performed is for all media
platforms and initiatives, including on-air, website, app and social
Essential Job Functions
55% Anchors newscasts. Covers news stories. This candidate writes and edits
20% Works with producer to create newscasts, teasers and promos.
15% Works with News Director, managing editor and producers to plan and
prepare for special event coverage.
10% Conducts interviews and makes personal appearances on behalf of the
Nashville - 37209
Experience: Six yearsí experience as primary anchor and reporter for commercial/public
Education: Bachelorís degree in Journalism, Communications or related field, or
equivalent training and/or experience.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to blend words and video into interesting and informative television
news stories. Must be a skilled communicator with ability to connect with a
diverse audience. Ability to assimilate information quickly. Ability to compile
and summarize information into a clear, concise and understandable
presentation. Ability to conduct meaningful and interesting interviews.
We are always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of the Meredith team.
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