JR04244 Anchor/Reporter

Beaverton, OR
Posted: 2018-05-19

Description:

Job Description Summary
The Anchor/Reporter presents news according to regular program schedule. This position researches, develops and covers news reports in the field which are informative, interesting and compelling while remaining consistent with the station’s brand and editorial philosophy. In addition, the Anchor/Reporter develops and presents content that represents the station and its brand image and serves as a vehicle to increase customer viewership and attract advertising customers.

KPTV FOX12 and KPDX 49 is a duopoly owned and operated by the Meredith Local Media Group. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for more than 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile, tablets and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners. Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 10 percent of U.S. households. Meredith’s portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation’s Top 25 – including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland – and 14 in Top 60 markets. Meredith’s stations produce approximately 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions:

The Anchor/Reporter presents news according to regular program schedule. This position researches, develops and covers news reports in the field which are informative, interesting and compelling while remaining consistent with the station’s brand and editorial philosophy. In addition, the Anchor/Reporter develops and presents content that represents the station and its brand image and serves as a vehicle to increase customer viewership and attract advertising customers

40% Delivers news and introduces content from local news reporters, sports and weather as well as external sources in accordance with program outline. Delivers unscripted breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large.
10% Collaborates with producers and management in the development of broadcast content such as newscasts, promotions and teases. May appear in promotions as assigned.
40% Receives assignments or evaluates leads and tips in order to develop story ideas. Covers news in the field. Transmits news stories or reports from remote locations using equipment including satellite phones, telephones, fax machines or modems.
5% Generates, produces and delivers high profile special reports. Edits video for broadcasts as necessary. 
5% Participates in community events and makes public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned.

 

Requirements:

Requirements:

3 Years Anchor/Reporting experience in television news broadcasting

Bachelors in Journalism, Communications or related field

Contact:

Qualified applicants may apply online at www.meredith.com/careers

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

TWITTER