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Freelance News Anchor

Requisition ID: 30276BR
Location:
Woodbury, NY

Position Type: Temporary

A leading national telecommunications, media and entertainment company, Altice USA delivers residential and business services to more than 4.6 million total customers across 20 states.  Our 18,000 employees have an unwavering commitment to customers and to providing quality products and outstanding service.

Our philosophy is built around our commitment to our employees, community and customers. We are committed to providing employees with opportunities for growth and development, as well as an environment where your ideas will help us drive our business and create a more meaningful employee experience.

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. Position is responsible for participating in promotional activities including public appearances, will also participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned. Ensure all content meets News 12 Network standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. 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 and maintain a drug-free and smoke- free workplace.
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