Anchor, Reporter – Minnesota News Network

Location: Minneapolis, MN 55455
Department: Broadcast

Compensation: $ - $
Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid PTO
  • Flexible Work Schedule

Job Purpose:   
Anchor-reporters are the on-air voices of the network, as well as the content providers of written stories, audio and newscasts for affiliate clients statewide, and in some cases, regionally or nationally.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Cover legislature, with guidance from Sr. Political Reporter
  • Report on breaking news events either in person or through a series of phone interviews that are of importance to a statewide audience. This includes contacting and meeting with state and national leaders and newsmakers.
  • Produce and anchor newscasts
  • Research, write and publish news stories to various websites and social media platforms.
  • Interact with affiliate stations

Job Specifications/Requirements:

  • College or technical college degree in appropriate field.
  • On-air broadcast training
  • At least two years of experience at a radio or TV station or network.
  • Proficiency in most up-to-date digital audio editing tools
  • Radio studio operations experience
  • Audio field production – both live and taped
  • College-level writing and editing abilities
  • Knowledge of government (or sports) systems.

 


 

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; and campus-wide business and sponsorship development.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 

LEARFIELD offers a full spectrum of benefits for eligible employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability and Other Insurance Plans, Flexible Paid Time Off (including Parental Leave), Paid Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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