October 09, 2016


Hearst Television Inc - Rogers, AR

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  • Company
    Hearst Television Inc Hearst Television Inc
  • Location
    Rogers, AR
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

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Broadcasting | Anchor/Reporter - Rogers, AR - Hearst Television


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Rogers, AR US

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Job Description

40/29 News, the Hearst-owned ABC/CW duopoly in Fayetteville/Fort Smith, AR is looking for a weekend nightside anchor/reporter who can bring the energy of live reporting to our anchor desk. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we re looking for an anchor who isn t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next anchor/reporter will enterprise exclusives, tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. We are looking for this market s next leader who isn t afraid to ask the tough questions, and will hold those in power accountable. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. Our anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. Our anchors make beat calls and help gather information. Our weekend anchor will report three days each week. This anchor will work out of the Northwest Arkansas newsroom in Rogers.

Job Responsibilities:

- Delivers scripted and ad-libbed material with professionalism, personality, and purpose

- Works with and guides reporters and producers in newscast production

- Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignments

- Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound

- Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content

- Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.

- Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day

- Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.

- An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components

- Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

- Appears on behalf of the station at public events
Required Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

- Ability to operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology

- Can work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 pounds

- Has a valid drivers license, can drive large vehicles over long distances, and a clear driving record

- Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends


- College degree
Required Experience

- Past anchor experience required

- Past reporting experience required

- Web publishing experience required

Hearst Television is an EOE Employer with respect to females, minorities, veterans and

individuals with disabilities.
If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in

applying for a position, please contact us at HTV.careers@hearst.com.