Anchor, Reporter – Minnesota News Network (Part Time)

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

The News 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.

 

Core Position Responsibilities

  • Cover (gather information about) 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 newsmakers.
  • Produce and anchor one to three-minute radio news casts.
  • Research, write and publish news stories to various websites and social media platforms.
  • Focus on legislative and state government stories during legislative session and throughout the year. This includes working at the Minnesota Capitol on certain days.

 

Position Skills/Requirements

  • Pursuing or completion of college or technical college degree in relevant field
  • On-air broadcast training
  • 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
  • Professional dress for covering legislative events
  • Knowledge of government systems

 

Minnesota News Network is part of Learfield News and Ag, LLC- a division of Learfield. 

 


 

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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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