Channel 5 has an immediate opening for an Anchor/Reporter who will
embrace KSDK’s standard of news reporting, storytelling and
investigative excellence while boldly advancing the 5 OYS brand across
Anchor/Reporters have a passion for people,
are community-oriented and understand they make a difference every
single day. They are team players, newsroom leaders, willing to do
whatever it takes to get the latest and best story, and impactful
information disseminated to our community.
and investigate story ideas with the goal of developing engaging,
innovative, and original content for television, mobile and social media
Use social listening tools and independent sources to identify consumer driven content
shoot, edit and post daily stories on ksdk.com, mobile and social media
platforms including attaching images and streaming video
Anchor newscasts and fill-in as needed
Use editorial judgement to help determine content of newscasts
Work with Producer and co-Anchors to produce unique, fast-paced newscasts.
Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media
(viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and
Become familiar with the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories
Present on-air news events in a concise, accurate and engaging manner
Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest
Participate in community outreach events on behalf of the station
Perform other tasks as required by News Director or News Content Manager
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
St. Louis - 63101
Degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or related field
Minimum 5 years news Anchor/Reporting experience
Demonstrate the tenets of professional Journalism
Deliver accurate content and reports
Excellent on-camera communicator with top notch interviewing reporting skills (live and taped)
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time sensitive deadlines
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills
Demonstrated use of multi-platform media for news gathering, disseminating and community engagement
A keen eye for creative production as well as editing video
Knowledge of ENPS, Adobe Premiere and Axis graphics a plus
Reel must be included for consideration.