Anchor- Freelance

Location: 

Bethpage, NY, US, 11714

Brand:  News12
Requisition #:  98

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.
 

Job Summary

News 12 is looking for the right individual to be the primary presenter of news and other content across all platforms including social media in a way that connects with viewers, demonstrating credibility, authority, and broadly based knowledge of news. 

Responsibilities

  • The News Anchor will assist in the writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating of news programming and other content presentation.
  • Develop sources, maintain contacts and pursue leads that result in original stories.
  • Provide leadership that encourages excellence and assist in the smooth operation of the organization.
  • Maintain a deep level of familiarity with issues, newsmakers, and current events.
  • 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.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  •  Minimum of eight years full-time professional news experience including five years anchoring experience preferred.
  • Highly effective 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 including social media.
  • Knowledge of news gathering equipment and news production techniques.
  • Knowledge of libel laws and ethical foundations of journalism.
  •  Ability to conduct probing, in-depth and engaging interviews and enhances stories by providing insight and perspective.
  • Ability to think quickly and respond appropriately in high pressure situations.

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty