News Anchor/Producer

Posted: 1/14/2020

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

  • Perform on-air anchor responsibilities for designated Telemundo Las Vegas - KBLR newscasts or program across KBLR’s multiple platforms

  • Contribute story ideas for key series pieces for daily news program

  • Prepare and/or assemble, and present story content in a fair, accurate and unbiased manner

  • Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present Telemundo Las Vegas KBLR news specials and packages based on either breaking or pre-planned stories

  • Generate story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews

  • Develop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local stories

  • Leverage relationships within the community for the purpose of developing connections to story leads and bridge relevant activities through community relations department

  • Participate in station-sponsored and tentpole events

  • Perform field reporting, fill-in for other shows, and other temporary assignments, as needed

  • Participate in editorial meetings, proofread scripts and work hand in hand with newscast producers, executive producers

  • • BA or BS in related field.
    • Must possess a minimum of 5 years television anchor/reporter experience.
    • Must have strong Spanish language skills (verbal & written).
    • Candidate must have excellent Spanish and English writing skills as well as very strong verbal skills.
    • Ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations.
    • Strong live reporting skills are necessary.
    • He/she will be responsible for the production of assigned news content by writing and editing for broadcast and all digital platforms.
    • As Anchor/Producer, candidate will be responsible for the overall coverage of assigned stories on all platforms throughout the shift assigned.
    • Ability to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines.
    • The ideal candidate must be able to work effectively with others in a team environment.
    • Ability to participate in community, public events and/or Master of Ceremonies as requested by the station.

    • BA or BS in Journalism, Communications or Political Science preferred.
    • General Assignment reporting skills preferred.
    • Ability to write, edit, produce and gather content under heavy deadline pressure, without compromising accuracy or credibility.• Possess the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to present scripts with clarity and energy.
    • Proven record of meeting deadlines and developing contacts.
    • Proven record of contributing story ideas.
    • A history of newsroom leadership.
    • A history of working well with news staff.
    • Spanish and English languages proficiency (reading and writing).
    • Invested and engaged in the local community and authentically understands and represents the local viewer.

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