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Mm Journalist / Anchor

Posted: 03/18/2021

KXII-TV News 12 is seeking a weekend anchor/reporter for our Sherman newsroom to help bring the stories that matter to Texomans into their homes and onto our digital platforms. This is a full-time, on-air news anchor/reporter position. On weekends, you will anchor and co-produce the market's top-rated nightly newscasts. Then three days during the week, you'll serve as reporter working directly under the news director and anchors with producers, and, occasionally, a photographer (you will almost always be shooting your own material). Your stories will air in the market’s top-rated newscasts.  General responsibilities include:
?Video editing
?Newswriting (both digital and broadcast)
?Finding and telling compelling stories
?Maintaining assigned beats
?Writing and posting multimedia-rich digital news stories
?Updating personal, as well as occasionally, the station's social media accounts on local news items.
The right candidate will be comfortable and skilled in front of the camera, whether it be doing live shots in the field or studio, a strong news writer, video editor and shooter, a competent problem-solver, a quick thinker, and a good communicator.  Must work well under pressure and on deadline.  Knowledge of electronic news gathering & non-linear editing required. Knowledge of broadcast and digital news writing, as well as social media best practices required. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred. On-air reporting and some anchoring experience strongly preferred. MUST INCLUDE LINK TO DEMO REEL WITH APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION. Must commit to Gray Television’s drug free workplace policy and pass preemployment drug screening. KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.  To apply please click on the link below.