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Weekend Morning/Anchor Reporter

Tribune Company
Fort Smith, AR
  • Job Code
    2018-47925
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  • Weekend Morning/Anchor Reporter

    Location US-AR-Fort Smith
    Posted Date 4 months ago(9/19/2018 5:52 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47925
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    5NEWS (CBS), which broadcasts on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV,  in Fayetteville/Fort Smith, AR is searching for a charismatic and engaging Weekend 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.

     

    This position includes anchoring 5NEWS This Morning on Saturday and Sunday, connecting with viewers on social media, and will shooting, writing and editing a story for a later newscast and report three weekdays.

     

    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.

    Responsibilities

    •  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.

    Qualifications

    • 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 to a background check.
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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.

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