MARCUS HUNTER

 

News Anchor/ Reporter

EXPERIENCE

WAPT-TV Jackson, MS (2014 – present)

Morning News Anchor

Anchor morning newscasts in the studio, and live in the field. Produce segments for the morning show. Interview subjects in studio and in the field. Maintain and develop contacts within the community. Remain active and engage with viewers on social media platforms. Contribute stories to WAPT.com.

Hinds Community College Raymond, MS (2017 – present)

Adjunct Professor

Teach Station Administration and Advanced TV Production classes. Prepare syllabuses and lesson plans. Deliver lectures, prepare and grade tests, assignments and classroom projects.

WHBQ FOX 13 Memphis, TN (2006 – 2014)

News Reporter/ Sports Anchor

Wrote, shot and edited pkg’s and vo/sots. Reported live from the field. Anchored and produced sports segments. Maintained and developed contacts within the community.

WCBI Columbus, MS (2001 – 2006)

News Reporter/ Sports Reporter

Wrote, shot and edited news and sports pkg’s and vo/sots. Reported live from the field. Contributed stories to WCBI.com. Maintained and developed contacts within the community.

EDUCATION

BA in Broadcast Communication from Mississippi State University.

AWARDS

7-Time Associated Press Award Winner. Recognized by the DEA for “Opiod Crisis” coverage.