Job Title – 4pm/7pm Anchor
Job Description: Dominant CBS/ABC combo serving the Tri-Cities, Tennessee and Virginia communities. We are in central proximity to major metropolitan areas, including Knoxville, Charlotte and Richmond. Our amazing work and play community is rich in history and home to the Birthplace of Country Music, Bristol Motor Speedway, and World Class Hiking and Fishing.
We are seeking a SUPERSTAR 4pm/7pm News Anchor .
Join our family that is committed to being part of the fabric of our communities for over 68 years that has made us a LEADER in delivering local content to our viewers.
To learn more about our beautiful area click here- Visit Tri-Cities
EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
The ideal 4pm/7pm News Anchor candidate will be an excellent communicator with a superb on-air presence. This person is energetic and can deliver everything from breaking news to features and interview live guests.
Job duties include solo anchoring an hour-long newscast at 4pm, anchoring newscasts at 7pm and 7:30pm Monday-Friday and some reporting during the week.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.
Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
Assists in writing, copy editing, researching, and coordinating news programming and other content.
Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
Participates in promotional activities to include public appearances.
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
Writes content for the website and other platforms Work with management to enterprise, develop and report stories Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Others duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education
(2) years television anchoring or reporting experience required Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation Strong reporting skills Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers, etc.
Understand importance of social media
Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel Operate newsroom computer systems