LOCATION: KFOR-TV POSTING DATE: 10/4/2021
POSITION TITLE: Anchor/Reporter REPORTS TO: News Director & Managing Editor
Primary Anchor for KFOR’s 4am newscast. Reporter for remainder of shift.
1. Develop personal contact within the area and maintain those contacts on a regular basis.
2. Represents the station at community functions and events as required and is involved in several community organizations.
3. Serves as leader within the newsroom offering advice and suggesting story ideas on a daily basis. Posting to KFOR’s various social media platforms.
4. Works closely with the show producer writing scripts for air, editing copy and making show run-down suggestions.
5. Acts as a street reporter, leaving the station to gather news stories, interviewing individuals and preparing that for air when returning to the newsroom.
6. Enterprise special assignment reports.
7. Be on-call for news and weather events.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
1. Two years reporting experience.
2. Strong writing skills.
3. Must be able to work under pressure, stress and deadlines.
STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.
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