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Anchor/Reporter- Weekend

Hearst Television Inc


Location:
Sacramento, CA
Date:
06/21/2017
2017-06-212017-07-20
Job Code:
1558
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Anchor/Reporter- Weekend

   
Job ID:
1558
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Sacramento, CA US
Station Name:
KCRA/KQCA-TV

Job Description

KCRA/KQCA is looking for a strong, high energy Weekend Anchor/Reporter who hits the ground running every day. Our successful candidate is a strong presence on the anchor desk as well as very personable. Must be a rock star when it comes to handling breaking news. When not on the anchor desk, we are looking for a take charge reporter who has the ability to generate story ideas, write to video, and do compelling live shots. We value strong enterprise reporting and we’re looking for someone who finds the stories that lead newscasts. We are looking for this market’s next leader who isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions, and will hold those in power accountable. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills.

Job Responsibilities:                                     

  • Anchors our weekend evening newscasts.
  • Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignments
  • Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound
  • Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content
  • Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.
  • Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day
  • Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

Required Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Strong anchoring skills
  • Previous anchoring experience preferred
  • Strong writing and storytelling skills
  • Ability to operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology
  • Has a valid driver’s license, can drive large vehicles over long distances, and a clear driving record
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends 
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production         

Education:                                        

  •  Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience

Required Experience

  • Past anchoring experience (2-5 years required)
  • Past reporting experience(2-5 years) required
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover
  • Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work
   

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.


Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.


Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.


Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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