CBS Television Stations consists of 28 CBS-owned stations in 17 major U.S. markets, as well as the stations’ digital properties. The portfolio of stations includes 15 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates.
The station group’s properties also include CBSN Local, a joint initiative with CBS Interactive that features direct-to-consumer streaming news services in the markets where the Company has local news organizations. CBS Television Stations’ premium local content is also distributed to consumers by the group’s websites and mobile applications.
WFOR-TV is recruiting for an anchor/reporter to join our award winning team of journalists. WFOR-TV is a multi-platform newsroom and our anchors present and help prepare content for both on-air and online. The successful candidate knows how to connect with an audience through engaging, credible content. Our anchors are leaders who help shape the editorial day and mentor staff. Must work well under tight deadlines and have excellent “LIVE” anchoring skills.
- Anchor assigned newscasts.
- Write news scripts for on-air and online.
- Assist in copy editing of newscasts.
- Serve as a reporter as assigned, including special reports.
- Have an active presence on social media that engages the audience.
- Collaborate with and mentor producers and reporters.
- Make station appearances as required.
- Develop sources and story ideas.
- Other duties as required by management.
Minimum of 3+ years anchoring or reporting news for broadcast media.
Must have engaging on-air presence.
Proven ability to clearly and with command present breaking news.
Must be able to work varied shifts.
Demonstrate expertise with generating multi-platform content and engagement.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
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