Lifestyle Host

Website FOX19 WXIX TV FOX19

Posted on: April 25, 2024

Job Description

Job Summary/Description:
WXIX Fox 19 Now is looking for a passionate and energetic host that knows the community. We are in the Cincinnati market and want someone who thrives on local community information. You’ll help our viewers throughout their day with a 30-minute lifestyle show that airs on our FOX station. This lifestyle show focuses on what makes the Tri-State a fun place to live, work, and play, featuring the food, music, arts, culture, and more of the region. You’ll help create content that airs in the show as well as interview guests from around the region. The ideal candidate will be a team player and be able to communicate effectively with management, staff, WXIX Fox 19 Now viewers, and our community.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Serve as the host of a 30-minute community-focused lifestyle show
• Write, and edit stories with an emphasis on covering local events
• Meet daily deadlines
• Write and post stories on multiple social media and digital platforms
• Report live from various events
• Update station website and social media accounts throughout the day as needed
• Adhere to station branding and promotion
• Adhere to safety rules and programs

• Minimum 2 years anchor or reporter experience
• A resume reel is required
• An engaging and comfortable on-air personality
• The ability and desire to enterprise and produce local stories and content
• Excellent communicator
• Team player with a positive attitude
• Anchoring, reporting, and producing experience preferred
• Integrity, accountability, teamwork
• Spend extended periods of time sitting, using telephone & computer workstation
• Able to drive a vehicle and spend extended periods of time in a vehicle traveling to and from various locations.

How to Apply

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

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