• Anchor/Reporter

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/1/2019 6:33 PM)
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  • Overview

    ROLE: Anchor FOX40’s weekend 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.


    • 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.


    • 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

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