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Anchor / MMJ - WJMN-TV

f you have strong newsgathering skills and a great camera presence, then we may have a spot for you at WJMN Local 3 in Marquette, Michigan. Ideal candidate will have previous reporter and anchor experience and proven leadership skills. Digital platform skills and live field reporting experience a must. This position REQUIRES working weekends. The Weekend News Anchor/Reporter serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers.

• Presents news stories and other content for all platforms
• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner
• Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching, and coordinating news programming, making phone calls, editing and other content production duties
• Acts as a field reporter as assigned
• Conducts interviews both live and recorded
• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsroom situations as required
• Makes public appearances monthly on behalf of the station
• Writes content for the website and other social platforms
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements (Experience, Education, Etc.): 

• Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Minimum one-year experience in news reporting or anchoring
• Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers, and issues
• Experience shooting, writing, and editing their own content
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Ability to hit a deadline daily and in long-term planning

How to apply:    Apply at: https://www.upmatters.com/jobs

WJMN and Nexstar Media Inc. are an equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline    12/9/2022

Application email/URL    https://www.upmatters.com/jobs

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Marquette

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