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WVUE- FOX 8 seeks a weekend anchor/reporter – WVUE (New Orleans)

February 15, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

WVUE is seeking an experienced journalist to join our award-winning news team as weekend Anchor/Reporter.

As a reporter, you will work closely with news managers and producers to create high-quality stories with integrity and accuracy.


  • Gathering data and relevant information on local and national newsworthy events
  • Create and present accurate, fair, unbiased news content as assigned. Responsible for providing news and information across multiple platforms and to present content both inside WVUE studios and remotely
  • Must be visible in the community and make a reasonable amount of appearances in the local DMA
  • Develop and maintain a network of news sources to create exclusive local news content
  • Stay current on both local and national news events
  • Work cross functionally and cooperatively as a team member under tight deadlines
  • The ability to interact professionally and effectively with all internal WVUE employees and external organizations
  • Ability to read and understand a variety of materials ranging from daily newspapers/news sites, professional journals, technical reports and legal documents
  • Ability to interpret information to establish facts and determine truth
  • Ability to be a creative thinker and find new and entertaining ways to present information
  • Should be well presented on-camera with the ability to deliver copy ready from a Teleprompter or similar device
  • Act as a team player and newsroom leader while displaying an ability to handle a variety of tasks, and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, deadline driven, stressful environment
  • Have the willingness to anchor from the field and work on special projects as assigned
  • Demonstrated ability of good news judgment
  • Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management while working well with producers, reporters and technical staff to help craft compelling and memorable newscasts


  • 3 years of experience as a television anchor or reporter in a top 125 market
  • Basic understanding of windows based electronics and the ability to learn ENPS as well as new systems as they are implemented.
  • BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background
  • Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts
  • Must be willing to work in New Orleans, LA


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