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On Camera News Anchor

We're looking for a news anchor who can read 60-second video news reports from a teleprompter in a fast-paced, ever-changing news environment. You'll be working with a team of writers, anchors, assignment editors and video editors to gather and compose the top news reports of the day. We've developed a disruptive and enabling platform for the future of video news.

About Us:

Today, NewsBeat Social (NBS) employs 32 people gathering and distributing over 50 video news reports a day with field reporters in Manila, Washington D.C, and New York City.  Since opening in February 2013, over 40,000 individual news reports from NBS have been presented over 10 billion times on Facebook resulting in over 750 million views and a fan base of 3.3 million people.  NBS is a digital news agency that gathers the 4 facts of any news event, who-what-when-where and composes them into an anchored video format. Currently, we distribute across social media. Next year we plan on expanding our news gathering operation to 24 hours, 365 days a year with additional points of distribution beyond social media. 

Requirements:

  1. BA, BS or Masters in Broadcasting, Journalism and/or Mass Communications
  2. Minimum 1-year relevant experience in news
  3. Have good interpersonal skills, be a dependable, quick thinker with an eye for detail
  4. Possess a positive attitude and be a motivated team player

When it comes down to it, you'll fit right in if you're passionate about reading factual news reports to millions of people around the world and being a part of the global 4th estate.

Instructions to apply:

  1. Submit a 500-word original composition about your skills and experience (no cut and paste resumes)
  2. Link to your online reel.
  3. Qualified applications will be asked to submit a screen test during the interview process.

These are full-time positions. PLEASE – no freelancers or pitches for studio services or stringers.

Compensation: DOE
In addition to a great working environment, we provide a healthy breakfast and lunch every day and a generous stock option plan.

We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including State and Federal protected classes.

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