Morning News Anchor

Posted by Sinclair Broadcast Group

Medford, OR
Posted: 2018-11-12

Description:

KTVL, in Medford Oregon, has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Morning News Anchor/MMJ. The ideal candidate will be a newsroom leader with exceptional skills at handling live breaking news. We are live on TV as well as online and on Facebook every morning so we are looking for an anchor who has a strong understanding of social media and its value. You will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet and social networks, along with performing other duties as assigned by the news managers. The ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule is required. 

Responsibilities:

Morning anchoring responsibilities include anchoring a 2-hour morning show (5A-7A) and a half-hour Noon newscast. You may also be asked to help produce those newscasts. Posting to the web and social media platforms on a daily basis is also required.  

Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television. 

 Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Requirements:

Requirements and Qualifications include:

 

Excellent writing skills
The ability to work well with others
Must maintain an active presence on social media platforms and be involved in community events
Must deliver scripted material and ad-lib situations with energy, personality, and professionalism
Must understand the importance of digital and social media inside a newscast
Strong journalistic and ethical skill sets
A proven leader and outstanding newsroom citizen
A strong writer
Sharp wit
The ability to work well with others
A self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis
The ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling
Exemplary communication skills
Previous experience working in a team environment is a must
Live shot experience is preferred 
1 to 2 years of on-air broadcast experience as an anchor and/or reporter
 

Contact:

Applicants must apply online at sbgtv.com

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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