• Weekend Morning/Anchor Reporter

    Location US-AR-Fort Smith
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/19/2018 1:52 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47925
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    5NEWS (CBS), which broadcasts on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV,  in Fayetteville/Fort Smith, AR is searching for a charismatic and engaging Weekend Morning Anchor to join our winning morning team. We’re looking for a competitive journalist with grit, who can handle breaking news on all platforms and is a proven newsroom leader.

     

    This position includes anchoring 5NEWS This Morning on Saturday and Sunday, connecting with viewers on social media, and will shooting, writing and editing a story for a later newscast and report three weekdays.

     

    5NEWS is the dominant television station in Northwest Arkansas, which was recently named among the 5 Best Places to Live in America by US News and World Report.

    Responsibilities

    •  Come to work with story ideas everyday.
    •  Command of the English language and AP Style.
    •  Passionate about telling stories through strong reporting, writing, shooting video and use of natural sounds.
    • Work with newscast producers on script writing, editing copy, and crafting rundowns.
    • Have strong ad-lib, live shot skills and ability to perform under extreme stress and deadlines.
    • Possess journalistic integrity and a strong work ethic.
    • Ability to work in a professional manner in a team atmosphere.
    • Outside of the regular work day, you’ll be expected to make public appearances on behalf of the stations.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of four year degree, two-years reporting and anchoring experience,
    • Understand and execute strategy on all platforms.
    • Carry camera equipment up to 40 lbs.
    • Have a valid driver's license.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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