• Anchor/Reporter

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/12/2018 6:00 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-48481
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    Anchor FOX40’s morning newscasts in an interesting, energetic and informative way. Set-up, produce and anchor special news segments. Responsible for shooting, writing and editing news stories when not anchoring. Regularly conduct interviews both live and pre-taped. Take ownership of stories from start to finish, from story pitches to gathering to airing. Must have a strong social media presence and be willing to represent FOX40 well at public events.

    Responsibilities

    • Anchor regularly scheduled newscasts. Fill-in anchoring as directed.
    • Act as newsroom leader.
    • Write, edit, produce daily news stories including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages that will air in our daily newscasts.
    • Generate and setup news stories daily – evaluate news leads and tips to develop story ideas. Suggest daily news stories.
    • Establish and maintain news contacts in the community.
    • Report “live” spot news stories.
    • Report on-set, in newsroom or in the field.
    • Enterprise special reports.
    • Supervise the editing of news packages.
    • Engage in community with public appearances.
    • Uses various social media platforms to provide updates and news stories to the public.
    • Read wires, newspapers, websites and follow social media daily.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • B.A. or B.S. Degree preferably in journalism or political science
    • Previous TV reporting and anchoring experience
    • Good attitude and team player
    • Strong on-air presentation - must be credible, personable and passionate
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Must be able to accept constructive direction and criticism designed to enhance individual’s performance
    • Can perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure
    • Required to cover news stories from the field

    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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