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Tribune Company

Fort Smith, AR
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Careers Center | Anchor


Location US-AR-Fort Smith
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/1/2017 6:07 PM)
Job ID
News Operations


Job Title:  Morning Anchor

Station:  KFSM/KXNW TV

Location:  Ft Smith


5NEWS (CBS), which broadcasts on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV,  in Fayetteville/Fort Smith, AR is searching for a charismatic and engaging Monday through Friday Morning Anchor to join our winning morning team. We’re looking for a competitive journalist with grit, who can handle breaking news on all platforms and is a proven newsroom leader.


5NEWS is the dominant television station in Northwest Arkansas, which was recently named among the 5 Best Places to Live in America by US News and World Report.


This position includes anchoring 5NEWS This Morning, connecting with viewers on social media, and may include  shooting, writing and editing a story for a later newscast.


  •         Come to work with story ideas everyday.
  •         Command of the English language and AP Style.
  •         Passionate about telling stories through strong reporting, writing, shooting video and use of natural sounds.
  •         Work with newscast producers on script writing, editing copy, and crafting rundowns.
  •         Have strong ad-lib, live shot skills and ability to perform under extreme stress and deadlines.
  •         Possess journalistic integrity and a strong work ethic.
  •         Ability to work in a professional manner in a team atmosphere.
  •         Outside of the regular work day, you’ll be expected to make public appearances on behalf of the stations.
  •         Minimum of four year degree, two-years reporting and anchoring experience,
  •         Understand and execute strategy on all platforms.
  •         Carry camera equipment up to 40 lbs.
  •         Have a valid driver's license.
  •         Perform other duties as assigned.
  •         Must be willing to submit ti a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.


For consideration please to www.tribunemedia.com/careers/



Equal Opportunity Employer


Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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