Life Style Show Host / MMJ
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8 News Now, the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, Nevada is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and experienced Host / Multi Media Journalist for our live lifestyle show, Las Vegas Now. Las Vegas Now is a live talk show that combines paid segments along with entertainment, community and lifestyle segments. The live show airs Monday through Friday 3p to 4p every week. The ideal Host will produce and conduct live and taped paid and non-paid interviews, segments and packages, go live in the field, participate in product demonstrations, produce segments in the studio and on the field.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Assists with daily show preparation and content generation.
Ability to conduct live and taped interviews in studio and in the field
Assist the Executive Producer and Producer with booking guests, writing teases and other duties as assigned
Able to shoot, write and edit paid and non-paid stories
Participates in pre and post-show meetings.
Contributes content to the website and all digital platforms.
Interacts with viewers on social media.
Produce sales segments (live and pre-taped) in rundown
Create and order graphics for paid/non-paid segments
Select or provide b-roll for interviews
Produce additional elements and lower thirds for segments
Call and schedule sales clients for in studio interviews and shoots
Meet with account executives regularly
Assist with producing segments for fellow host
All other duties as directed by management.
Requirements & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Minimum of 1 year on-air hosting experience on Lifestyle Show or equivalent
Must have a minimum of 1 year experience as MMJ including shooting, writing and editing long and short form packages, vignettes, Facebook lives and other on air or digital assignments as needed
Strong interviewing and interpersonal skills.
Writes and delivers interviews and stories in a clear and concise manner.
Must work professionally and collaboratively and help foster a team environment with co-workers.
Professional interaction and collaboration with clients and guests is required
Ability to carry out sales segments as assigned
Proficiency with computers, telephones, and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Flexibility to work any shift, weekends and holidays as needed.
Fluency in English
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The live show Host must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the live show Host must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled