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Nexstar Media Group Reporter in Cleveland, Ohio

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

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • B.A. or B.S. Degree preferably in journalism or communication o r equivalent related experience

  • Prefer 3-5 years TV news reporting in a medium to large market

    REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform and video-on-demand advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit Nexstar.tv.

EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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