Evening News Anchor

Posting Date: March 2, 2018
Minimum Deadline for Submission: Ongoing
Maximum Deadline for Submission: Ongoing
Station Management reserves the right to hire within the minimum and maximum deadlines.

KOLO 8 News Now is looking for an anchor to share the news desk with our evening anchor team. The ideal candidate can deliver hard news, both from the studio and in the field. You should embrace that news is delivered on multiple platforms and be excited to interact with viewers on social networks. The ideal candidate will also be involved in the planning and producing of the newscasts.

This is not a position for a “rookie” journalist. A successful news anchor has to be a leader in the newsroom, capable of making the right decisions based on viewer needs, and willing to be hands-on to ensure the team produces the most compelling and informative newscast every single day. On any given day, the anchor must be ready to cover breaking news, report or produce newscasts as needed.

In addition to anchoring the newscasts, the anchor will be expected to generate stories. Reporting, shooting and editing skills are a must.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:
• Ability to communicate professionally on-air and with coworkers
• Ability to write for on-air, web stories and social media
• Ability to field anchor major news events live in the field
• Knowledge of journalism ethics and legal issues
• Capable of shooting and editing video; familiarity with Edius and ENPS a plus

EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:
-5 years reporting experience and at least 2 years anchoring experience.
-College degree in journalism or related field is preferable.

OTHER:
Willing to reside within 30 minutes of station • Available for varying work schedules due to temporary or permanent schedule changes, or breaking news coverage. Salary based on experience.

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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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