Reports To: VP/News
KTVI/KPLR News seeks a high energy news reporter/anchor hungry to work for and own the big story.
We are looking for a reporter/anchor who is equally strong on the street and the set.
Strong, enterprise reporting is a must.
The winning candidate is adept at ad libbing especially during breaking news.
A strong digital presence is a must.
Strong writing and spelling skills, solid news judgment, accuracy and knowledge of current events in St. Louis
Highly professional with a strong work ethic, ability to perform in a variety of indoor and outdoor conditions, flexibility for when news breaks.
Communicate and relate well with other members of the station team including Producers, Photographers, Executive Producers, Assignment Desk and with a television viewing audience.
Valid Driver's License
Must be willing to submit to a background check.
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
Please send a link to your work and multiple examples of what you are producing on line.
Reporter/Anchor will execute assignments following the direction of the News Managers, Assignment Desk, and Producers
Timely and effectively report on newscasts, anchor on newscasts, develop contacts, find and enterprise stories to KTVI KPLR standards, report those stories in a fair and balanced fashion that avoids litigation.
Must be a strong communicator who keeps us briefed on story developments, live location and makes slot
Must know social media platforms and understand what type of content to post. Candidate will be expected to make public appearances and promote KTVI/KPLR when asked
Work closely with other members of the station team in planning, preparation, writing scripts, editing copy and creating show rundowns.
This is not necessarily a list of all responsibilities, skills and duties or working conditions of the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, emergencies arise, special projects, or technology changes, etc.