Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc
Essential Duties: * Cover and report news as scheduled or needed * Assist in writing, pre-production and broadcast preparation * Deliver news copy on camera in a credible and professional manner, as scheduled or needed * Professionally represent station at promotions and community affairs events * Use creativity and imagination, and exercise independent professional judgment in investigating, reporting, interviewing, writing, editing and delivering news stories and assigned events * Meet production deadlines * Facilitate special needs of affiliate newsrooms as needed * Direct news interns as assigned * Present a well-groomed, professional appearance * Works with News Director prior to any radical changes in appearance * Make public appearances and speak on news-related topics * Provide public service and promotional announcements * Provide live news and weather announcements as needed * Work overtime, irregular\/odd hours, weekends and holidays as needed; be available to work breaking news stories as needed * Attend scheduled meetings with General Manager, Operations Manager or other departmental managers\/employees relating to job duties * Drive or have reliable means of transportation to cover breaking news or events of importance throughout broadcast area as needed * Adhere to all guidelines, policies and procedures of the station, LIN, the FCC and all other federal, state and local laws * Additional responsibilities as assigned by news management * Daily Expectations: * Arrive at daily editorial meetings on-time and prepared with turnable story ideas * Approach each story and its tease by focusing on the unique content promise * Adhere to daily schedules * Follow all scripting formats * Play a leadership role in the newsroom Required Skills\/Education and Certification: * College degree; at least two years experience as news anchor preferred * Strong editorial judgment * Possess excellent public speaking skills, including ability to enunciate clearly * Ability to read written script and teleprompter * Ability to ad lib in creative and professional manner * Working knowledge of basics of journalism, especially broadcast news writing, editing and delivery * Excellent writing skills * Basic knowledge of broadcasting techniques and equipment * Basic computer skills * Ability to work well with others * Ability to work under stress and time constraints and meet deadlines * Proficient in CMS\/Web publishing * Familiarity with broadcast geography Nexstar Broadcasting Inc.\/WZDX is an EOESDL2017
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc
Website : http://www.nexstar.tv/
On December 30, 2003, Nexstar completed its acquisition of Quorum Broadcast Holdings, LLC, which owned and operated 11 stations and provided management, sales or other services to an additional five stations. Over the past few years we have more than doubled the size of our portfolio, and including the recently announced acquisition of WTAJ in Altoona, PA, Nexstar will own, operate, program or provide sales and other services to 49 television stations covering 27 markets and reaching approximately 9.2 million of US television households or 8.25% of the US television market. In 17 of the 27 markets that we serve, we own or provide services to more than one station.