• Anchor

    Location US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/31/2018 10:18 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-47941
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    LOCATION:  KFOR-TV                                               

    POSITION TITLE:    Anchor              

    REPORTS TO:  News Director

     

     

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    To gather, edit and present the news for the newscasts.

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Develops personal contact within the area and maintain those contacts on a regular basis.
    2. Represents the station at community functions and events as required and is involved in several community organizations.
    3. Serves as leader within the news room offering advice, editing and suggesting stories as required.
    4. Creates content for KFOR’s various social media platforms.
    5. Works closely with the show producer writing scripts for air, editing copy and making show run-down suggestions.
    6. Handles responsibility for cut-ins, headlines and teasers as assigned by the producer.
    7. As needed, acts as a street reporter, leaving the station to gather news stories, interviewing individuals and preparing content for air.
    8. Proposes daily story suggestions for news coverage.
    9. Enterprise special assignment reports.
    10. On-call for news events.
    11. Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    1. Four years reporting and anchoring experience.
    2. Strong writing skills.
    3. Must be able to work under extreme pressure, stress and deadlines.

     

    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.

     

    Apply by going to the link listed below and then filter the job search by location (US-OK-Oklahoma City).This will allow you to view all current postings for KFOR jobs.

    http://www.tribunemedia.com/?page_id=15562

     

    Tribune Broadcasting OKC, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

     

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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