News - Morning Alert Desk Anchor/MMJ - KYTV/KSPR
KYTV/KSPR - Springfield, MO
KY3 and KSPR are part of a seven-station group in Springfield, MO. KY3 is one of the most dominant NBC affiliates in the country, while KSPR is an up-and-coming ABC station. KYCW, the high-rated CW station, also broadcasts from the same studio, and the combined newsrooms produce newscasts for all three stations. KY3/KSPR covers 31 counties in southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas and has four news gathering bureaus stationed throughout the DMA. KY3 and KSPR are known for their regional and national award winning local news, weather and sports coverage, large-scale and numerous community service projects, and effective broadcast and digital marketing solutions. We are proud of our close connections with the communities we serve in the Ozarks.
KY3/KSPR, the high-rated, award winning NBC and ABC affiliate in Springfield, MO (market 72) is looking for the newest member of the KY3/KSPR morning team. We want an experienced anchor who can head up our morning breaking news alert desk and also fill-in for the morning anchors when needed. We need a person who can field-anchor on bigger stories and MMJ several stories a week for later newscasts. Our morning newscast is dominate number one in the market, and we value anyone who can come in and help maintain the legacy of the station. We are a newsroom that values creativity, hard work, and enterprise story ideas. We will, in turn, give you the feedback to help you grow and equipment to help you succeed.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Research, gather, shoot, write, edit and report news stories for on-air and online in the most accurate, appealing, timely and creative way using all sources
Report live on the scene and in the studio, especially during breaking news and severe weather.
Aggressively research stories and conduct interviews in the field
Develop and maintain sources of information and knowledge about assignments, especially local and national news and weather
Demonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others to present the story in the best way
Must be able to utilize non-linear editing equipment on a daily basis
Enterprise research-driven packages under tight deadlines. Participate in story selection process through meetings, daily contribution of lead story ideas centering on safety and security is required.
Attend/host/speak at community service, schools, and community events; meet and greet viewers
Post and regularly update stories and other material on the web and social media, usually remotely and communicate with the web staff and other appropriate staff members during breaking news
Follow clothing and appearance guidelines
Must be a visual storyteller; perform creative stand-ups and explanatory, moving live shots
Be willing to learn or possess a broad and working knowledge of the viewing area, including people, places, things, and history
Use knowledge of appropriate lighting to enhance overall news presentation
Critique, feedback, and training are part of the job
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Must be able to handle several tasks at once
Must have flexibility to work any shift, including nights, weekends and holidays
Must be willing to learn basic producing so you can fill in your own supers, graphics and visual on-air storytelling ideas
Bachelor's degree in television, communication or journalism related field is preferred
Experience as a reporter/MMJ and/or anchor is a must
Basic experience with cameras, ENPS, editing on Grass Valley Edius is a plus