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JR08543 – Anchor/Reporter

WGCL-TV, dba CBS46, a Meredith Station has an opening for a Traffic Anchor/Reporter.  This position is responsible for reporting traffic information and creating accurate, visually interesting traffic reports that are easy to understand, relevant and meaningful to viewers.   This will include continuous updates across all media platforms, including the station’s website, social media accounts, as well as our mobile platform.

  1. Essential Job Functions

Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

50% Anchors/reports traffic on air, interacting with co-anchors/reporters as part of designated team(s) to create an on-air experience which supports newscast goals and station brand. Analyzes traffic data to produce meaningful traffic reports.  Writes and edits reports or related stories.  Perform live shots as needed.

30% Performs duties of general assignment reporter.  Write and edit news stories, gather news stories for all media platforms, oversee story generation and source development, and presents on media platform(s) used.

10% Posts information to web, mobile platform, and social media pages.

10% Makes public appearances at station approved events to support station brand.  Also performs duties as spokesperson for WPCH (Peachtree TV).


III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:  Completion of high school, or equivalent.  College degree in communication, broadcasting or related field preferred.

Experience:  Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations.  Also with on-air reporting or traffic incident reporting.  Previous anchoring experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong computer and graphic skills.
  • Good news judgment and analytical abilities.
  • Excellent written and ad-lib communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Atlanta area roadways preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and perform well under pressure and deadline.
  • Must have strong computer and graphic skills as well as excellent on-camera performance, news judgment and analytical abilities.

% Travel Required (Approximate): 15% (local)


Interested and qualified applicants should apply online at Meredith Corporation, CBS46/WGCL – TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.