Morning Anchor

Job Description

Deliver the news in a clear, pleasant, authoritative, and professional manner. Review/correct scripts, contribute story ideas, represent the station at community events, and contribute to the development of younger talent. Report on stories both from the studio and in the field. Write stories. Make and maintain contacts, and come to work with story ideas. Shoot & edit video. Must be able to produce a newscast. Is able to multi-task and work under pressure.

Required Skills

• Serve as a newsroom leader demonstrating behaviors aligned with the Employee Handbook and Code of Conduct.
• Anchoring assigned newscasts.
• Be available to anchor other casts, anchor breaking news cuts-ins, host political debates or other public affairs programs, report from the field on major events as the need arises.
• Produce engaging content, to include writing stories as necessary. Notify News Director when the rundown is complete for review and approval. Ensure information is accurate and work with team to correct when inaccuracies are found.
• Post a minimum of two web stories per shift.
• Turn two monthly franchise packages.
• Make calls on news stories as necessary.
• Emails and outstanding tasks should be addressed prior to the end of the shift. Any items not completed should be brought to the attention of the News Director.
• Proofread and correct scripts from reporters and others prior to air and prior to publishing on web sites, Facebook, etc. Make changes as necessary including fact checks, spelling errors, and mistakes in grammar.
• Assist with the professional and journalistic development of new talent.
• Represent the station at community events such as parades, station sponsored events, speeches at schools or to various organizations, etc.
• Be available for various promotional shoots.
• Perform all other tasks perceived, assigned, and/or required that contribute to the smooth running for the department and to the achievement of departmental and station goals.
• Other duties as assigned.

Education Required

College Graduate.


401K, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance.

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