News Anchor

Employer
Location
New York or Long Island
Posted
Mar 18, 2014
Closes
Apr 17, 2014
Contact
Margarita Kuyenov
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
To be primary presenter of stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. Ensure all content meets News 12 Network standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. Anchor will assist in the writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating of news programming and other content presentation. Will act as field reporter as assigned as well as respond to breaking news and other urgent newsroom situations as required. Position is responsible for participating in promotional activities including public appearances, will also participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Minimum of eight years full-time professional news experience including two years anchoring experience preferred.
• Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to identify problems and develop solutions.
• Prior management experience required.
• Superior on-air performance, excellent news judgment, and extensive knowledge of local and national current events and history, newsmakers, and issues are required.
• Should have excellent news writing and copy editing ability for all platforms, practical knowledge of newsgathering equipment and computers and knowledge of news production techniques.
• Candidate must have a valid driver's license with good driving record and flexibility to work any assigned shift.
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred, minimum 60 college credits required.



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