WRAL-TV is looking for a seasoned journalist to anchor in our Live Center and to report weekdays. As a Live Center anchor, this individual will continuously work to gather, produce, and present news to viewers during several newscasts. This will include interpreting news events, ad-libbing, and communicating breaking news without scripts. The Live Center will be equipped with numerous tools that will require proficiency and comfort with technology. As a reporter, the individual must generate original, local stories; analyze events, issues and trends; conduct compelling interviews; and creatively produce television reports that communicate the news in a clear, imaginative manner. Embracing and effectively using social media is essential to succeeding in this job.
The anchor's on-air role is critical and demands confident, smooth presentation skills. Live skills are vital - especially the ability to ad lib and describe breaking news as it's happening. The individual must be able to deliver succinctly, clearly and effectively. Solid news judgment and a strong sense of visual storytelling are essential skills. This individual must be a self-starter who cultivates sources and finds new information as a regular part of the job. At least five years previous experience in television news and a four year college degree are required.
A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F. All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free. Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.
Internal Number: 1681
About WRAL-TV / Capitol Broadcasting Company
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV , WRAL Digital , WRAZ-TV, WRAZ Digital, WRAL-FM , WRAL-HD2, WCMC-FM, WCMC-HD1, WDNC-AM, WCMC-HD2, WCMC-HD3, WCLY-AM, WCMC-HD4, Microspace , CBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TV, WILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball Club, Bull City Hospitality and Bull Durham Beer Co., and the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC; and Professional Builders Supply (an equity partnership) in Morrisville, NC.