• Anchor

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-48229
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    Reports To: Executive Producer

    KIAH, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a morning news Anchor to work in our Houston location.

     

    The Anchor will be an experienced journalist who can handle major news, breaking news and is a proven leader with editorial content and viewers.   This person must be assertive in the newsroom and work cohesively with management and crew staff. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for KIAH, the station websites and social media.

    Responsibilities

    • Anchor live morning newscasts produced by the station
    • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Contribute, write and/or proofread stories on assigned broadcasts
    • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
    • Participate in station community and promotional events
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 7+ years Anchor/Reporter experience
    • Strong on-air presentation; must be credible, personable and passionate
    • Perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early mornings and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United StatesEqual Employment Opportunity

    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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