Television/Web Host

Boston, MA
Full Time
Mid Level

Job Description:

Become the first host of a weekday, Boston Globe-branded show premiering on a NESN direct-to-consumer product with subsequent airings on a NESN linear network. Interview Globe journalists and newsmakers about the characters, events, and issues of the stories that define New England. 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct interviews on varied topics including health, environment, politics, business, education, destinations, entertainment, and sports
  • Research and develop relevant questions for interviews in tandem with show executives
  • Write show copy, providing narrative thread and context between stories
  • Promote show via interviews and participation on linear, digital, social and other media channels
  • Read the Boston Globe each day and ideate with executive team on potential show segments
  • Suggest graphics and b-roll to enhance the quality of segments
  • Partake in same-day show meetings and directional meetings and be willing to pitch and execute on your own ideas 
  • Partner with producers and editors to finalize segments and final show product 
  • Host thematic specials inclusive of ideation, conducting interviews, and writing connective script 
  • Comply with the highest ethical and journalistic standards of the Boston Globe
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the spectrum of digital, print and broadcast 
  • Watch shows back with executive team as feedback/ideation sessions
  • Availability to work in-studio and in the field.


Qualifications:

  • Host or reporter of a Top-50 DMA newscast preferred
  • 5+ years as a news host/reporter
  • Deep familiarity with journalism, New England and the Boston Globe  
  • Intense curiosity, both for news and current events, and for exploration of complex topics. This candidate would also be a voracious reader and consumer of news 
  • Demo reel must include compelling interviews on different subjects
  • Knowledge of ENPS is advisable
  • Excellent written, verbal communication organizational skills are required
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment 
  • A willingness to adapt and be audience focused, with a curious mindset and a commitment to creating an inclusive work environment 


The Boston Globe and NESN are proud to be diverse and inclusive employers. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Vaccination Statement:

We require that all BGMP employees (including temporary employees, co-ops, interns, and independent contractors) be vaccinated from COVID-19, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise. All BGMP employees, regardless of vaccination status or work location, must provide proof of vaccination status as instructed by the employee's designated Human Resources contact. Employees may request a reasonable accommodation or other exemption from this policy by contacting their designated Human Resources contact. Failure to comply with or enforce any part of this policy, or misrepresentation of compliance with this policy, may result in discipline, up to and including termination of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.

EEO Statement:

Boston Globe Media Partners is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition or any other protected characteristic. Boston Globe Media Partners is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

Share

Apply for this position

Required*
Apply with Indeed
We've received your resume. Click here to update it.
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file

To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity and/or Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more.
Human Check*