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Anchor, Traffic (PT)

Tribune Company


Location:
Sacramento, CA
Date:
05/21/2018
2018-05-212018-06-20
Job Code:
2018-47013
Tribune Company
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Careers Center | Anchor, Traffic (PT)
  • Anchor, Traffic (PT)

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/3/2018 12:06 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-47013
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    FOX40 is looking for a traffic anchor to deliver on-air reports during our morning news. This person is responsible for gathering and delivering critical information about traffic incidents and related news stories. Top candidate must be adept at ad-libbing information conversationally and disseminating information unscripted in a compelling storytelling style. Candidate will need to report traffic on all media platforms including on-line, mobile and social media. We are looking for someone who can also fill-in anchor newscasts on a temporary PT basis, report live from the field and anchor live segments in-house during FOX40’s 5.5 hour weekday morning newscasts.  

    Responsibilities

    • Collect, write and narrate information regarding breaking news and daily traffic coverage
    • Conduct live reports and interviews during newscasts regarding traffic and traffic-related stories
    • Communicate with the station’s traffic information provider and CHP
    • Collaborate with producers, anchors and the assignment desk
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years live, on-air reporting experience
    • Knowledge of Northern California’s major roads, highways and traffic patterns pred
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver clear and efficient information in a live newscast
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Morning shift requires 4am start time.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays
    • Work on franchise and special report segments after daily traffic duties are complete.
    • Required to dress in a polished and professional manner every day

     

    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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com

     

     

    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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