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Weekend Anchor/MSJ at WZZM

Weekend Anchor/MSJ

WZZM Grand Rapids, MI Full-Time
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WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids, MI is looking for a Weekend AM News Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist who knows the art of storytelling and will excel in this digital age of journalism.

 

We want a journalist who creates compelling, engaging and viewer-focused content on all platforms.​

 

Candidates should have a portfolio with examples of strong anchoring, breaking news reporting, and creative storytelling.​

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.

 

  • Engage with the producers to determine the content of the newscasts.

 

  • Collaborate with team to create memorable newscasts.

 

  • Use social media to guide editorial discussions and highlight big stories.

 

  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms, including social media.

 

  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot with, and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.

 

  • Report 3 days a week for our weekday morning show

 

  • Develop original sources to break stories on-air and online.

 

  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor.

 

 

​• Minimum 3-5 years’ anchor/reporter experience

 

  • Ability to handle breaking news situations from the anchor desk and live from the field

 

  • Knowledge of non-linear editing systems and ability to edit your own packages

 

  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines

 

  • BA/BS in political science, journalism or a communications-related field preferred​​

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit URL blocked - click to apply.

 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Grand Rapids, MI

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

02/17/2021

Job ID

10057/8053/45387
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