KELOLAND-TV News has an opening for a weekend anchor/MMJ reporter to provide daily, local news 3 days a week, and anchor/produce our 4 weekend evening newscasts. A successful candidate is able to deliver news as it happens on air, online and on-the-go all the time. Strong anchoring/producing skills, along with strong general assignment reporting skills are essential elements for success. Our top-rated organization is looking for an effective communicator with a cross-platform story telling perspective; fluent in both television broadcast, online content, and social media reporting. Storytelling must be clear and easy to understand. Must be able to effectively time manage to produce daily stories for broadcast, online and mobile platforms, and understand how to leverage stories through social media.
Able to work a flexible schedule to meet breaking news needs. A team player able to deal with stressful situations. Able to understand the relevant interests of our community.
The ideal candidate has a thorough knowledge of how to use online & mobile platforms, as well as social media to deliver news in a fast-paced work environment. This is a fulltime position with benefits. Applicants must provide a DVD or URL aircheck of recent work they have produced. Special attention will be given to applicants who demonstrate alternative storytelling through clear and easy to understand presentations in the field, in the studio, and online.
College/university degree is preferred. At least two years experience in a commercial television newsroom is preferred.
EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required.