WOKV Radio News AnchorLocation Jacksonville, Florida Job Number 177103 Brand CMG Jacksonville Radio
-Arrives prepared for writing and anchoring stories
-Spends at least 15 minutes proofreading all produced local and national stories, editing for improvement and process storytelling as needed.
-Is involved in discussion of coverage plans for top local and top national stories, other reporting assignments.
-Writes stories and edits sound based on need (Top Story, Super Power, Power, Regular, Memorable).
-Hunts for sound to existing stories that improves the quality of the story selection.
-Anchors newscasts on WOKV weekdays
-Finds compelling stories, photos, video for Facebook posts and writes a story for air to connect it together.
-Posts stories, photos, teases to Twitter always connecting to related content.
-Uses a personal Twitter account actively, following CMG social media guidelines.
-Writes stories for WOKV.COM using Medley; searches for all related content to enhance the story production for digital.
-Uses WOKV Instagram daily, following scheduling guidelines.
-Uses WOKV App tools to enhance story coverage (open mic, poll, link, photo/video, updated manual list).
-Engages daily in the WOKV.COM grid layout by making necessary changes.
-Monitors competitors for stories and content; works to confirm independently and produce for WOKV.
-Engages daily with Action News Assignment Desk and anchors by phone, email, and in person when necessary.
-Offers story ideas for daily assignment sheet and shares story ideas with other CMG News properties (email, phone).
-Conducts interviews via phone/in person for stories that will run through the day on WOKV.
-Writes stories as new content comes in to the newsroom.
-Anchors long-form coverage of breaking news and severe weather.
-Attends training, observes execution of severe weather coverage.
-Communicates story coverage with other anchors and reporters throughout the scheduled shift using the assignment sheet and email.
-Leave recorded wraps (3 versions) and web story on a top story for the next daypart.
-Attends CMG Jacksonville meetings and training opportunities as they fit work requirements.
What skills and talents are required?
-An energetic journalist that is fully engaged in the daily news product.
-A consistently dependable anchor that is ambitious and willing to take on new assignments.
-An anchor that is relentless in the pursuit of the perfect newscast.
-A consistent producer of compelling stories for all digital and social assets.
-An anchor capable of hosting long-form coverage of breaking news and severe weather.
-A personality capable of filling in as host of Jacksonville’s Morning News.
***Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media; Makes sure audience understands and retains the message (story)
***Energy: Consistently maintaining high levels of productivity; Operating with vigor, effectiveness, and determination
**Work Standards: Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility for completion of assignments; self-imposing standards of excellence
**Integrity: Demonstrates honesty; Keeps commitments; Behaves consistently
**Contributing to Team Success: Actively participating as a member of a team and completing goals
***Adaptability: Tries to understand changes; Approaches change or newness positively; Adjusts behaviors
**Continuous Improvement: Assesses opportunities; Determines causes, Targets improvement ideas, Implements effective improvements
**Managing Work (Time Management): Prioritizes; Makes preparations; Schedules; Leverages resources; Stays focused
*Resilience: Remains positive; Maintains focus on work
*Stress Tolerance: Maintains focus; Maintains relationships, copes effectively
Organization: Cox Media Group
Primary Location: US-FL-Jacksonville-8000 Belfort Pkwy
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Unposting Date: Ongoing