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KOLN Evening Anchor

1011NOW is looking for a proven newsroom leader and ratings driver to anchor the market-leading weekday evening newscasts. We’re looking for someone with a proven ability to engage an audience, and convey news in an urgent and relatable way.

As a primary evening anchor, you’ll also be a primary content driver, helping lead a team of quality journalists to define the content and quality of the area’s most-watched newscasts.

General Responsibilities:

• Anchor our market-leading Monday-Friday evening newscasts at 5, 6, and 10pm

• Exercise a strong news judgment, research complicated stories, and determine the content and quality of newscasts

• Act as a supervising producer during the late newscasts

• Read/copy edit news scripts before each show

• Be a digital-first journalist, posting compelling content to social media and station digital platforms

• Be involved in the community, emceeing events and making public appearances as requested by the station

• Be read to report/field anchor when major breaking news happens

• Report and produce regular franchise stories

Qualifications:

• 3 years of professional newsroom and on-air experience preferred

• Anchoring, producing, and reporting experience

• An engaging and comfortable on-air personality

• Ability to enterprise and produce compelling content from start to finish

• Ability to use exceptional news judgment to prioritize tasks and assignments

• Ability to communicate effectively with newsroom managers, producers and co-workers

• Must be an excellent writer

• Knowledge of journalism ethics and legal issues; College Degree required

• Ability to meet daily news deadlines

• Strong organizational skills and possess the ability to multi-task and work under pressure

• Professional appearance a must

• Ability to shoot and edit news stories

Must have a valid Driver’s License; with a good driving record. Employment is contingent on successfully passing drug screen and driving record check


For additional info or visit www.Gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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Posted by Morgan Coovert on 01.28.2020 @ 00:00:00