Weekend News Anchor/MMJ

By on Sep, 15 2016 with Comments 0

Spokane, WA – KXLY-TV in Spokane is looking for engaged and enthusiastic candidates with exceptional reporting and writing skills to become our Weekend News Anchor/MMJ. We want someone who knows how to do more than simply anchor a show. We want someone with vision who wants to win across all platforms. You’ll be responsible for our weekend newscasts and weekday reporting, and must have proven, enterprising and ongoing social media engagement. You’ll join a team that believes in journalism, context and community in one of the Northwest’s hidden gems.

TITLE: Weekend News Anchor/MMJ
HOURS: Full Time, including weekends
REPORTS TO: Executive News Director

JOB OBJECTIVE:
Responsible for anchoring weekend newscasts, researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment stories for multiple platforms which will attract the largest audience possible.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Anchoring weekend newscasts
Writing stories for newscasts and website
Shooting, editing, & live reporting on deadline
Operating a live microwave truck and VoiP technology (Comrex LiveShot)
Reporting accurately while under pressure and in a conversational voice on TV, radio, and web, using a video camera, laptop, and smartphone
Publishing content and generating story ideas through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter
Using social media to gather and share information
Work efficiently, independently or paired with a photographer

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Good editorial judgment & broad knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws are a must
4-year degree with an emphasis in journalism preferred
Minimum two years experience as a Multi-Media Journalist preferred
Ability to lift and carry 25 pounds
Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record required
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and long term disability insurance, flexible spending account, and a 401(k) retirement plan.

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be accepted until position is filled

HOW TO APPLY: Click on the link below for online application instructions:
http://www.kxly.com/kxly/weekend-news-anchormmj/41586996

Or mail application, resume, link and cover letter to:
Human Resources
KXLY BROADCAST GROUP
500 W. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201

PLEASE SPECIFY REFERRAL SOURCE IN YOUR COVER LETTER
NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE
KXLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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