Streaming Anchor/Reporter

WCCO-TV in Minneapolis/St. Paul is seeking a Streaming Anchor/Reporter.

Anchor coverage and report for WCCO’s streaming service, CBS News Minnesota, and for other company digital outlets and social media platforms.
•    Serve as the on-screen leader for our streaming operation as viewers drop in throughout the day for breaking news, weather, and other news and information across the Twin Cities, around Minnesota, and in Western Wisconsin.
•    Anchor various forms of breaking news on CBS News Minnesota, using live ad-libbing of fast-developing information in an accurate and responsible way.
•    Demonstrate nimble ability and readiness to produce stories and shows, and edit video, knowing that you will be working as part of an aggressive multi-skilled team of journalists who are excited to expand our already strong streaming service and presentation.
•    Remain actively plugged in to online and social media conversations and able to speak to hot online topics every day.
•    Demonstrate unique technical skills to switch live sources, video, and cameras in a dynamic, informal presentation that showcases developing web content throughout the day.
•    Present and anchor news on traditional linear programs on occasion.
•    With help from the digital team and broader newsroom, create, host and present creative and engaging stories and digital series.
•    Collaborate  with colleagues in News, Promotion, Production and Engineering on live anchoring, daily assignments, and special projects 
•    Ensure an accurate and ethical presentation of the news
•    Research and conduct necessary interviews
•    Meet all news production deadlines
•    Participate in various Community Relations/Public Relations appearances (parades, organization dinners, fundraisers, meetings, etc.)
•    Ensure that the daily broadcast is consistent with station strategic goals, values and brand.
•    Other duties as assigned. 

•    Must have exceptional communication and active listening skills
•    Must have ability to ad lib clearly and accurately during times of breaking news
•    Must be a strong emotional storyteller
•    Must be results oriented, curious, creative and committed to teamwork
•    Must be flexible to working all shifts

•    Experience as an anchor in a medium/large market
•    Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field.

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  


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