News Anchor III

Anchor for KLAS-Channel 8
Las Vegas, Nevada

posted on August 01, 2017

job posting:

KLAS-TV, the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, Nevada is looking for an enthusiastic Main Evening Anchor. We are looking for a dynamic presenter who is prepared to be a leader in the newsroom through community networking and enterprise stories. If this sounds like you, we want you to be part of our award-winning station dedicated to the highest quality local news. The successful candidate must be an engaging personality with the ability to deliver a compelling newscast and present news on all social media platforms. This position requires someone who not only thrives in the fast pace of live news coverage, but is also a leader in the newsroom for major breaking news events. Outstanding enterprise reporting skills and impeccable journalistic standards are required. This position is primarily responsible for anchoring the evening newscasts, but applicants should also have superior writing skills and willingness to enterprise news content fitting the station’s brand. Required Skills: Outstanding reporting abilities and impeccable journalistic standards. Professional on-air presentation. Candidates must also demonstrate knowledge of and willingness to engage with digital media platforms. Experience: Previous anchor/reporter experience is required; a minimum of 5 years preferred. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: • Presents news stories and other content for all platforms. • Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. • Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner. * Outstanding enterprise storyteller • Works closely with News Managers and Producers. • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content. • Acts as a field anchor/reporter as assigned. • Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required. • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances. • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. • Writes content for the website and digital platforms. • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites. 8 News NOW is owned by Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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expires on 08/31/2017