5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM TV and KXNW TV, is looking for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter.
We’re looking for a storyteller who can help grow our audience on-air and online. The right candidate must a passion for telling good stories and aggressively creating good content. You must enterprise significant local news stories and be able to write for broadcast and digital platforms. We are the market leader and want an anchor/reporter that thrives on being a member of a winning team and can relate to our audience.
Station Specific Duties: This person will anchor our Saturday and Sunday evening newscasts, help plan weekend assignments, enterprise and write weekend stories as assigned. You will also be responsible for keeping our website updated on weekends. Three days a week, you will be a general assignment reporter/MMJ, which may include shooting, editing and writing stories, daily live shots and web posting. You will also fill-in anchor as requested by management.
A minimum of two years experience anchoring/reporting for a commercial television news operation. An above-average, demonstrable knowledge of television newscast production techniques and television news writing. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one). Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
Education Requirements: A four-year college degree in liberal arts, journalism or related field.
Additional Information: STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work-load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.
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