Anchor - Reporter

Reporter for KOB
Albuquerque-Santa Fe, New Mexico

posted on October 11, 2023

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About Us Mountains, streams, deserts, ancient ruins, world-class art, varied culture and a crazy-good brew and food scene. That's the New Mexico life KOB 4 employees enjoy every day. The variety represented in our state drives a news organization that covers a wide range of stories from award-winning investigations and special projects to heart-touching profiles of people and real life issues you won't find anywhere else. Sound good? Come live in an amazing state and join the KOB 4 team as we proudly "Stand 4 New Mexico"! Job Overview This position is responsible for selecting stories for broadcast, researching, writing and gathering newscast content. This position is also responsible for presenting live on TV and radio unscripted and scripted news reports. Job Responsibilities Maintain extensive community contacts and awareness of local, state and national current events. Collaborate with the news director to choose stories to broadcast considering audience preferences. Meet with the news director, reporters and other news anchors to be briefed on the day's news. Revise scripts and prepare to deliver them on-air. Organize the news to present the most interesting pieces first, ensure late-breaking news is added to newscasts. Introduce news correspondents reporting on scene and ask relevant questions. Interview guests and other members involved in particular stories engaging in commentary. Keep abreast of news developments by studying papers, attending events, and staying in contact with industry professionals. Write for station's website and maintain an active social media presence. Make daily promotional community appearance. Provide newsroom leadership and contribute to overall team effort. Comply with the moral code of the journalistic profession. Complete other duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelors in Communication, Speech or related field with 2 years' experience as a news anchor; or a combination of education and experience to meet the requirements of the position. Quick and effective decision making, live ad-libbing and maintaining performance under extreme pressure. Highly developed public speaking and interpersonal skills along with exceptional communication skills, both oral and written. Professional, consistent on-air appearance and ability to read Teleprompter. Advanced abilities in critical thinking. Broad knowledge of local, national and international affairs (e.g. political, economic, legislative and cultural). Comfortable yet professional presence on camera with the ability to improvise in a live on-camera setting. Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Available to work on a flexible schedule. Ability to work under stressful conditions and strict deadlines. Maintain appropriate and strict standards regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics and grooming. Compensation and Benefits When extending an offer, the company considers a variety of factors such as (but not limited to) the candidate's work experience, education/training & key skills as well as internal peer equity and other market and business considerations. For information regarding our benefits, please copy the link below and paste in your browser: EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer, including disability/vets. Diversity Statement Hubbard Broadcasting has been committed to representing the communities we serve since our founding over 100 years ago. The same holds true today. We know the best way to accomplish this is by recruiting and retaining top talent from diverse cultures, life experiences, and world views. With dignity and respect, we value YOU and everything that makes YOU uniquely YOU.

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expires on 12/10/2023