Date Posted April 01, 2024
Industry Television
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified

Description:

KABB/KMYS is looking for a dynamic full-time Live News Desk Anchor. In addition to being an outstanding journalist with a great personality, you need to be a team leader. Our anchors are leaders who participate in the planning of our shows and produce content regularly. A competitive passion to win and openness to innovation is mandatory! Our winning candidate will be someone who embraces social media and knows how to consistently engage with the audience. Collaboration is a big part of this role!

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Smooth/pleasant delivery
  • Strong writing skills and news judgment
  • Sharp video shooting and editing skills
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Energy and positivity
  • Ability to execute during breaking news events and add context
  • Ability to seek and find breaking news
  • Expertise in producing breaking news content for audiences on multiple platforms
  • Must be a team leader that works well with others
  • Must be a self-starter who can generate his or her own story ideas daily
  • Ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling
  • Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule is required
  • Contribute story ideas to daily editorial meetings
  • Conduct interviews when required via, phone, email, Skype, or other methods
  • Participate in regular content planning meetings
  • Post content on assigned digital platforms daily
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • You must have at least 2 years of on-air experience
  • Live commercial television experience is a must
  • Strong "in-the-field and live" skills
  • Exceptional written communications skills using a conversational writing style
  • Strong editorial judgment and a proven ethical foundation

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

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