News Anchor / Reporter
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Chicago, IL 60611
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox TV Stations
FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
WFLD has a fantastic opportunity for a News Anchor/Reporter that has a dynamic on-air presence and can connect with our audience. This position requires a candidate that can anchor, report and produce content for the newscast. The News Anchor/Reporter will be responsible for anchoring the newscast and cut-ins, reporting on news, including a regular franchise segment, producing when needed, and contributing to the station’s image in the community. The News Anchor/Reporter will take an active role in daily digital and social media publishing.
The right candidate will be self-motivated, organized, possess strong journalism skills and have the ability to connect with our audiences across multi-platforms. Possess a degree in journalism or related field and have at least three years of experience as a News Anchor or Reporter is required; the ability to communicate well in a live setting; the willingness to travel and work weekends/nights required; must have a demonstrable resume reel of live and packaged reports on subjects ranging from serious hard news to lighter, feature stories. Additionally, the ideal candidate must also be a true team player and newsroom leader. Please submit a resume tape to be considered.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.