• Full Time
  • Anywhere

KTVB-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

KTVB-TV in Boise, Idaho has an amazing opportunity for a creative, innovative, and enterprising weekend Anchor/Producer that will also be a  Multi-Skilled Journalist who is an excellent on-camera communicator to help serve the needs of our audience and community. We are looking for a journalist who excels at both accountability reporting and breaking news. We are seeking candidates who will trailblaze the future of news, find and defend the truth, and tell the stories of our community.?This anchor should be someone who is comfortable asking tough but fair questions. This journalist must be able to work with producers to develop smart and engaging newscasts. We are looking for someone who understands the “why” behind stories and excels at impact journalism. The Anchor is a newsroom leader who will be one of the faces of the station in charge of developing contacts and relationships in the community enabling them to create and present unique, compelling, and innovative stories of interest.? 

This position includes reporting three days a week on weekends. For that reason, we are looking for a journalist who is deeply invested in the local community and is a natural competitor who wants to break lead stories. They must be an excellent storyteller and committed to developing sources.

Responsibilities

  • Produce and anchor weekend evening newscasts and take on leadership role in newscast production. Fill in as an anchor where needed across all platforms.
  • Report in field as a multi-skilled journalist and develop compelling enterprise content that can lead a newscast.
  • Foster and develop strong news sources.
  • Write and post daily on digital platforms.
  • Participate in promotional appearances and represent KTVB at community events.
  • Use editorial judgment to help determine content of the newscasts.
  • Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced innovative newscasts.
  • Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.
  • Journalism and/or Communication degree preferred.
  • Understand the tenets of professional Journalism.
  • Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must

Requirements: 

  • Minimum 2-3 years news anchor/reporting experience
  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for television, mobile and social platforms.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating, and authentic manner.
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Enterprise news stories.
  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Strong social media presence.
  • Experience with ENPS and Edius a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver's license

JOB EXPERIENCE

2-3 years


REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2-3 years news anchor/reporting experience
  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for television, mobile and social platforms.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating, and authentic manner.
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Enterprise news stories.
  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Strong social media presence.
  • Experience with ENPS and Edius a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver's license

ADDITIONAL INFO

GH Req 351


HOW TO APPLY

http://www.tegna.com/explore-careers

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