Reporter

Website fox8news WJW TV FOX 8

Posted on: April 19, 2024
Apply by: September 30, 2024

Job Description

WJW-TV, Fox 8 in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking a reporter to support our top-rated newscasts committed to serving Northeast, Ohio.  Successful candidate excels in storytelling on all platforms, , can receive feedback and models professionalism on and off the air.

Responsibilities:
• Accurate reporting of news stories
• Attend editorial meetings and regularly pitch original story ideas
• Develops community contacts and a network of news sources
• Must be able to ad-lib live breaking news by telling a compelling story and have a strong ability to interact with anchors in studio
• Works with the photographer, producers, desk, managers in the development of a story
• Regularly updates newsroom on story elements and progress
• Use social media to update news stories to the public
• Attend station partnerships in the community

Requirements:
• Must interact positively and productively with other employees in the field and in studio
• Uphold station values and models professionalism on and off the air
• Strong on-air presentation – must be credible, personable and engaging
• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Strong attention to detail
• Must be able to accept constructive direction and feedback
• In line with reporting duties, individual must be flexible with schedule and be willing to work additional hours or days or different shifts and holidays as required by news content
• Positive, solution-oriented attitude and team player
• Can perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure

Education and Experience:
B.A. or B.S. Degree preferably in journalism or communication or equivalent related experience
Prefer 3-5 years TV news reporting in a medium to large market         

How to Apply

Apply online at nexstar.tv/careers and search for REQ-30988

Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.

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