Winter Park, Florida

The Anchor/Reporter brings the energy of live reporting to our anchor desk. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we're looking for a journalist who can report on a range of topics. Our next anchor/reporter will enterprise exclusives, tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots.

WESH 2 anchors are newsroom leaders who help elevate their co-workers. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Delivers scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose
  • Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignments
  • Works with a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound
  • Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content
  • Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.
  • Will contribute content to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day
  • Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.
  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
Experience Requirements:
  • Past anchor experience (2-5 years) required
  • Past reporting experience (2-5 years) required
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise stories

Qualifications Requirements:
  • Proven Anchor with ability to connect with viewers .
  • Proven reporter who can tell a range of stories with an active and engaging presentation.
  • Has a valid driver's license and a clear driving record
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience
  • Military training and experience will be considered

Winter Park, Florida

Hearst Television is a national multi-media company with operations serving nearly three dozen U.S cities, reaching one out of every five U.S households. We deliver local and national news, weather, information, sports, and entertainment programming via every available content-delivery platform. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the media industry’s premier companies, where quality journalism and service to the community are our core values. The company and its employees have been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a subsidiary of The Hearst Corporation. Founded in 1887, Hearst is one of the world’s most admired private media and information companies with some 200 business in more than 150 companies. 

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