News Anchor

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Grand Rapids, MI

WOOD-TV, WOTV-TV, and WXSP-TV is looking for an experienced newsroom leader to take on a main anchor role at a dominant station in a dynamic market. The anchor needs to be a leader, a teacher, a big J journalist and storyteller. This is a position that calls for experience and maturity.

Grand Rapids and the surrounding cities offer an unparalleled quality of life. The ideal candidate should consider a long-term commitment to being in this community. You can learn more about the community at


  • Must have solid vocal delivery and engaging camera presence.
  • Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
  • Must have the ability to field anchor major events with or without a prompter.
  • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics and use of digital and social media platforms.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism or related degree.
  • Eight years television anchoring.
  • Understand importance of social media.
  • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel.
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Excellent news judgement with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers, and issues.