KTUU-TV Anchor/Producer/MMJ

Anchorage, AK
Posted: 2017-01-12

Description:

KTUU-TV, Anchorage

Anchor/Producer/Multi-Media Journalist
Purpose:
The Anchor/Producer/Multi-Media Journalist produces, writes, shoots, and edits news stories and newscasts, as assigned. Must shoot and edit his/her own video, cultivate sources, and enterprise stories. Coverage is on-air and online, live and taped, and published on social media.

 

Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
Anchor newscasts, as assigned
Research, gather, write and report news stories for on-air and online in the most accurate, appealing, timely and creative way using all sources
Report “live” on the scene, especially during breaking news
Make regular beat checks
Conduct interviews in the field and on-set
Develop and maintain sources of information and knowledge about assignments
Demonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others to present the story in the best way.
Must be able to utilize non-linear editing equipment on a daily basis
Enterprise hard-news, research-driven packages under tight deadlines
Participate in story selection process through meetings, regularly contribute story ideas
Attend/host/speak at community service, schools, and community events; meet and greet viewers
Post and regularly update stories and other material on the web, often remotely while traveling
Must update social media sites daily, including Facebook, to report stories and interact with viewers
Possess a broad and working knowledge of the viewing area, including people, places, things, and history
Enter CG text and times into newsroom software 30 minutes prior to newscasts
Use knowledge of appropriate lighting when gathering news elements on-camera
Present TV stories in alternative ways (non-package presentation)
Critique, feedback, and training are part of the job
Communicate well with staff members during breaking news

Requirements:

Job Requirements
Experience:
·        3 years of experience on-air·        Experience with digital cameras, newsroom software, and non-linear editing
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
·        Be able to write in a clear, concise, conversational manner

·        Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills

·        Excellent live reporting skills and strong on-camera presentation skills required

·        Basic computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS is a plus), including Microsoft applications, social media and internet use

·        Ability to shoot and edit video with digital cameras and newsroom software (Grass Valley edit knowledge is a plus)

·        Able to produce newscasts from start to finish, writing and gathering content and creatively presenting it on-air through the use of video/audio and graphics 

·        Able to produce and post content to our websites

·        Intermediate knowledge of social media

·        Must be able to work independently with limited supervision

Must work well in a team environment
·        Ability to meet tight deadlines and well under pressure

·        Strong initiative and attention to detail is required

·        Demonstrate solid news judgment and journalistic ethics

·        Maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community

·        Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with co-workers, supervisors and viewers

·        Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines

·        Must stay current with national and local news/weather

·        Ability to enterprise local hard-news stories
Education:
·        Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field
Licensing/Certifications:
·        Valid Driver’s License

Follow clothing and appearance guidelines.
Must be a visual storyteller; perform creative stand-ups and explanatory live shorts
Evenings, weekends, and holidays are required
·        Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Working Conditions:
·        Must be able to stand for extended periods·        Ability to life 50-70 lbs for short distances

·        While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to walk, stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear. Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.

·        Employee will be exposed to atmospheric conditions. Employees should expect substantial outdoor work in all weather conditions

Contact:

    *KTUU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER*. To apply, please go to: https://gray.tv/applynow

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