News Anchor

News for KCAU TV
Sioux City, Iowa

posted on October 22, 2019

job posting:

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. It’s why, at KCAU 9 News, we’re 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: • 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 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 driver’s license with a good driving record. • Flexibility to work any shift.

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expires on 01/21/2020