WKRC is seeking a dynamic Breaking News Anchor for our morning newscast! The person we are seeking to join our on-air team will bring a unique combination of journalistic, digital, and broadcasting skills. In this role, you will provide content for our local broadcast and digital platforms, as well as maintain a robust presence on WKRC social media pages.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Gathering news affecting the community
- Preparing story items for presentation in the newscasts
- Anchoring multiple live reports from Breaking News Desk during AM News.
Required skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:
- Minimum of two years of anchor/reporter experience strongly preferred
- Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills
- General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news
- Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
- Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, and emerging social media
A Bachelor's degree with a major in journalism is also preferred. This position is full-time and will require working a flexible schedule that includes nights and holidays.
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel
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