Bilingual News Anchor

WINK Television News Fort Myers, Florida


Description

BILINGUAL NEWS ANCHOR

We are looking for an enthusiastic Spanish speaking news anchor to join our innovative Noticias WINK team. As a news anchor, you will play a pivotal role in our creative news broadcast and work closely with our producer and Executive Producer.  You will also be responsible for gathering information and broadcasting a newscast daily. Ultimately, you should be able to follow current events and present news stories to audiences in an informative, interesting and unbiased way.

Responsibilities

  • Research local community, state, national and international current events
  • Meet with the news director, producer, E.P. and co-anchor to be briefed on the day’s news
  • Collaborate with staff to choose stories to broadcast considering audience preferences
  • Organize the news to present the most interesting pieces first
  • Revise scripts and prepare to deliver them on-air
  • Ensure late-breaking news is added to newscasts
  • Comply with the moral code of the journalistic profession
  • Keep abreast of local news developments.
  • Attend station sponsored or endorsed community events and make public appearances, as a representative of the station.

Requirements and skills

 

  • Proven work experience delivering news in Spanish as a news anchor and field reporter
  • Understanding of the newscast process
  • Broad knowledge of local, national and international affairs (e.g. political, economic, legislative and cultural)
  • Ability to improvise in a live on-camera setting and excellent Spanish verbal skills. Native speaker preferred.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Available to work on a flexible schedule and ability to work under stressful conditions and strict deadlines
  • Active social media presence
  • 4 Years of experience recommended but not required.

Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment.