Posted on 2013-03-14
Who are we?? We're one of the most creative shops in the country...innovative, aggressive and rebellious. We're also the station your news director shows you clips from, but wouldn't dare to TRY anything they're showing. We want to do great news and win!
Who are you?? You're a proven anchor/reporter with a passion for innovative and creative work. You can Create! Write! Produce! You're the person who's known for getting it done and exceeding expectations. You can turn a bad news day into a great news story...and sadly, you're stuck in a station that is unwilling and unable to take chances...and you want more.
KTVK-3TV is accepting applications for the position of Anchor / Reporter.
Duties include, but not limited to, anchoring weekend news blocks, and reporting both in the studio and in the field part of the time. Accept general reporting assignments from Executive Producers and Assignment Desk. Provide story narration on or off camera. Write or rewrite news stories provided by wire services or similar outside sources. Provide content for our multiple digital platforms and engage viewers through social media. Contribute initiative concepts and ideas on a regular basis. Represent the station at various community events. Provide general assistance in the preparation of station newscasts. Participate as needed on in-studio interviews. Develop and maintain contact with news sources. Propose ideas for hard news stories, follow-ups, features and mini documentaries. Other duties as assigned.
We offer an outstanding compensation plan with benefits, effective the date of hire, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, and 401(k). Our team members also enjoy working in the fun and exciting atmosphere of a major media organization with local and national advancement opportunities.
Minimum two years professional news anchoring experience. Three to five years general reporting experience. Proven ability to convey a show image to targeted demo viewers. College degree in related field preferred. Ability to talk on-air (tape or live). Knowledge of editing and photography skills. Excellent journalistic skills and editorial judgment. Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to change, meet strong deadlines, work well as a team as well as independently. Computer and accurate typing skills. Exceptional communication skills, creativity, and detailed knowledge of field production and demos. Ability to work mornings, evenings and weekends.
HOW TO APPLY:
If you qualify for the position, please submit resume and tape to Executive News Director, 5555 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
It is the policy of this station not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of the person's age, race, color, creed, religion, genders, disability, handicap, sexual orientation, national origin, and all other covered classes. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.