Anchor top-rated newscasts, plus additional reporting as assigned. Must be an effective communicator, comfortable in both scripted and ad-libbed delivery. Breaking news and developing story coverage are important, as is an understanding of our multi-screen approach to coverage. We must own the story on television, digital, mobile and social platforms. Storytelling style must be clear and easy-to-understand. Must be able to contribute original story ideas to the daily planning process. Knowledge and interest in current events, along with active participation in the community are essential elements for success.
Able to work a flexible schedule to meet breaking news needs. Able to deal diplomatically with stressful situations. Able to effectively lead or delegate when appropriate. Able to understand the relevant interests of our community. Able to grasp research and ratings information.
Our strong ratings and tradition of success require prior experience anchoring compelling and successful newscasts. Applicants must provide a sample of a recent newscast they have anchored, as well as a variety of live and recorded reports. Special consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate an understanding of alternative storytelling through clear and easy-to-understand presentation both on-air and online.
College/university degree is preferred. At least two years’ experience in a commercial television newsroom is preferred.
EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED ~ Background Check Required
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