Anchor/Reporter

  • Production Type
    Presenter
  • Status
    Non-Union
  • Location
    Seattle, WA
  • Salary
    Paid
  • Production Dates
    Ongoing
  • Closing Date
    16th Dec 2019
  • Restrictions
    Aged from 18 to 99
  • Details & Requirements
    The Anchor-Reporter is responsible for anchoring newscasts, live anchoring in the field and reporting news stories for television on-air, from the field and from the newsroom....
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  • Description

    Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    B.A Degree in Journalism, Communications, or Other discipline preferred.

    At least 5 yrs. experience as an Anchor and Reporter required.

    Strong writing and editorial skills required.

    Consistent demonstration of the following skills is required:

    Ability to narrate, ad-lib and add value to live breaking news and severe weather coverage.

    The ability to engage in investigative reporting that adds depth to the newscast.

    Thorough understanding of social media and demonstrated ability to move audience between all platforms.

    Curiosity that drives an understanding of current events in Seattle and beyond.

    Demonstrate consistently high proficiency with the necessary technical, writing, and presentation skills for television broadcasts.

    Be conversant with journalistic law and ethics and general FCC policies concerning broadcast. Daily local, some regional and additional travel is required as part of the job.

    REASONING ABILITY:

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

    Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism.

    Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide-range working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, and walk.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear.

    The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects.

  • Gender:
    Any
  • Min Age:
    18
  • Max Age:
    99

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