Morning Anchor

News for KCAU
Sioux City, Iowa

posted on January 11, 2022

job posting:

Are you a broadcast journalist with a sunny disposition? Are you ready to make the move from MMJ to anchor or trade your weekend anchor gig for a weekday anchor position? If this is you, and you’re a team player, then read on! KCAU 9 News, in Sioux City, Iowa (a pretty awesome town, by the way), is looking for a go-getter to be the face of its two-hour morning newscast. Good Day Siouxland is undergoing positive change and if you’re interested in being part of that change and growth, it’s time to dust-off your resume and update your reel. 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. • Conducts interviews with news personnel and others. • 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: • Bachelor's 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 two years' experience in news reporting or anchoring. • 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 computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution. • Valid driver's license with a good driving record. • Flexibility to work any shift. Physical Demands & Work Environment: The News Anchor must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition the News Producer/Anchor must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

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expires on 06/09/2022