Breaking News Reporter/Anchor

October 21, 2020 by Comments Off on Breaking News Reporter/Anchor

KOLD

JOB SUMMARY
Do you live for breaking news? Do you love cultivating sources? Do you mine social media for new information? Do you love being both in the studio and in the field? KOLD has a rare opening for a Breaking News Anchor/Reporter for our evening and late newscasts. We’re in search of someone who thrives in breaking news situations and is a self-starter. Someone who can develop sources, break top stories, and generate content and clicks on our digital platforms. Qualified candidate will be in charge of finding, producing, and anchoring breaking news hits during the 4pm/5pm/5:30pm/6pm/9pm and 10pm newscasts on both KOLD and KMSB. We’re looking for someone to anchor breaking news, but be a great reporter as well because this job will also require covering big stories or breaking news live in the field as needed.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

-Produce and anchor breaking news in evening/late newscasts
-Develop story ideas
-Build an array of sources
-Cover breaking news both in the studio and on our OTT digital desk
-Write content for KOLD.com and the station’s social media platforms
-Be a leader in the newsroom
-Be able to work long hours covering breaking news, including holidays and weekends
-Use and operate technology including touchscreen monitors, ENPS, web and social media platforms

Requirements
-College degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field preferred
-1-2 years experience in another market
-Valid drivers license
-Must complete and pass drug and motor vehicle background checks

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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