Job Opening-Anchor/Reporter

Are you driven by a need to find the truth? Do you believe in the power of local journalism? At FOX13 Memphis, we believe in using our powerful voice to benefit our entire community. We are currently seeking an enterprising and energetic Anchor/Reporter. You will join a dynamic newsroom that emphasizes breaking news, daily investigative journalism, and active coverage of severe weather. As an anchor/reporter, you will represent journalistic leadership. You will be expected to pitch daily enterprise stories from your assigned beat. You must also pitch and produce special investigative stories

JOB TASKS

  • Enterprise ideas and develop relationships with sources
  • Foster strong community relationships
  • Remain extremely knowledgeable of all local and national news
  • Pitch original local stories with high value
  • Execute direction presented in station research
  • Creatively craft & present enterprise stories
  • Work with photojournalists to craft stories that include and connect with real people
  • Fill-in anchoring when needed
  • Pitch and produce special investigative reports
  • Adhere to strict newsroom deadlines
  • Present stories with dynamic and demonstrative live shots
  • Work on all platforms, prioritizing digital first
  • Apply station guidelines in using social media

Qualifications

  • Degree in journalism or related field
  • 5 years of reporting experience
  • Demonstrate solid news judgment
  • Must be a team player willing to collaborate
  • Must value a diversity of voices to build strong journalism
  • Excel under pressure

Email your resume and reel to randy.wardell@fox13memphis.com

Imagicomm Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.