Are you looking for a good opportunity to grow as a storyteller, reporter and anchor? Do you want to cover stories important to your community? Join the team at WTWO for more experience, more camaraderie and more chances to learn hard news reporting, feature storytelling, in-depth analysis coverage and more opportunity to make a difference in a community than you’ll find anywhere else. Either starting or continuing your career at WTWO will give you the skills you need in broadcast and digital platforms.
If you want to build a solid resume to help you reach your goals, whatever they may be, then WTWO is the place for you. Come here and learn from experienced reporters and anchors in an environment that gives you the chance to grow and succeed.
The Multimedia Journalist Reporter produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events
Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details
Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly
Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community
Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas
Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions
Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts
Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements
Shoots and edits news events and news reports
Produces and presents reports for all platforms
Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms
Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (Depending on market size)
Superior on-air presence
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
Flexibility to work any shift
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Fluency in English
Nexstar Inc. offers strong benefits including health, vision, dental and life insurance for full time employees and a 401k match plan for eligible employees.
How to Apply
ALL applicants must apply on-line at:
Please upload resume and references.