KCAU 9 News, in Sioux City, Iowa, is looking for a dynamic anchor/journalist to complement our veteran, weekday, evening anchor. KCAU 9 News is a multi-platform news product produced from a one-year-old, state of the art facility.
The ideal candidate has a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a broadcast journalist, with at least two years of anchoring experience. She/He is a team player, a strong conversational writer, has a professional attitude and understands how to connect with viewers. This is a community-oriented position in a community filled with pride. Its why, at KCAU 9 News, were Siouxland Proud
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.
Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
Acts as a field 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.
Edits video clips as assigned.
Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
Requirements & Skills:
Bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
Fluency in English.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
Minimum five years of experience in news reporting or anchoring. (More or less depending on market size.)
Superior on-air presence.
Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues.
Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
Proficiency with social media, computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Valid drivers license with a good driving record.
Flexibility to work any shift.