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Freelance News Anchor

Requisition ID: 30276BR
Location:
Woodbury, NY

Position Type: Temporary

Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States. We are a subsidiary of Altice NV, a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Patrick Drahi. We are driven by a philosophy to always challenge ourselves. We question everything so that we can find the best way forward for our customers. And in a world where continuous innovation is the only way forward, we are redefining the vision we have for our customers, enterprises, advertisers - and our people.

News 12 Networks is the first, largest and most watched 24-hour local television news network in the country, with seven individual local news channels and five traffic and weather channels serving Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Westchester, Hudson Valley, the Bronx, and Brooklyn.

News 12 Long Island is looking for the right individual to be primary presenter of stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. Assist in the writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating of news programming and other content presentation. Will act as field reporter as assigned as well as respond to breaking news and other urgent newsroom situations as required. The freelance position is on-call as needed with fluctuating hours. Candidates must have a flexible schedule and be available to work various shifts with short notice at times.

• Minimum of two years full-time professional news experience including two years anchoring experience preferred.
• Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to identify problems and develop solutions.
• Superior on-air performance, excellent news judgment, and extensive knowledge of local and national current events and history, newsmakers, and issues are required.
• Should have excellent news writing and copy editing ability for all platforms, practical knowledge of newsgathering equipment and computers and knowledge of news production techniques
• Online demos required. Must enter link to demo reel under "web address/ demo reel" field on contact info page.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet and maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.
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