News Anchor (Evening)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Portland,OR

Gray Television

DESCRIPTION

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business. 

About KPTV:

KPTV is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon. Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX.

Job Summary/Description:  

FOX 12 Oregon, Portland's #1 news station, has an immediate opening for an experienced News Anchor to co-anchor our award-winning evening newscasts. The ideal candidate has a passion for broadcast journalism, a strong background in storytelling, and a desire to own breaking news and the big stories happening in the Pacific Northwest. Anchors at FOX 12 don't just read the news. They are leaders in the newsroom every day, who actively help shape coverage and content while mentoring and growing other members of the FOX 12 news team.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

— Delivers the news and introduces content from local news reporters, sports, and weather, as well as external sources in accordance with the program rundown
— Delivers unscripted breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large.
— Writes stories, teases and other important content to contribute to the overall quality of the newscasts
— Receives news assignments or evaluates leads and tips in order to develop story ideas.
— Covers news in the field when necessary.
— Posts stories and other content while heavily engaging with the audience on FOX 12's social media channels
— Participates and contributes to promotions for station image campaigns and station initiatives year-round
— Makes public appearances on behalf of the station


JOB EXPERIENCE

Qualifications/Requirements:

— Bachelors Degree in Journalism or Communications preferred
— 5+ years experience as a News Anchor at a TV station
— Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment requiring strict deadlines and a focus on team orientation.
— Skilled communicator, capable of speaking to a diverse audience and conveying messages effectively. Strong written communications. Creative, with the ability to provide original concepts, ideas & solutions. Strong listening skills for interviews.

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Qualifications

Experience

Required

5 years: years experience as a News Anchor at a TV station


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications/Requirements:

— Bachelors Degree in Journalism or Communications preferred
— 5+ years experience as a News Anchor at a TV station
— Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment requiring strict deadlines and a focus on team orientation.
— Skilled communicator, capable of speaking to a diverse audience and conveying messages effectively. Strong written communications. Creative, with the ability to provide original concepts, ideas & solutions. Strong listening skills for interviews.

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Qualifications

Experience

Required

5 years: years experience as a News Anchor at a TV station


ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings