Full Time Job

Reporter / Anchor

Fox TV Stations

Seattle, WA 03-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of US television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, DC and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

KCPQ-TV, the Fox O&O in Seattle, Washington is seeking a Reporter/Anchor to join our news team. We are searching for a candidate to primarily report but also anchor as needed. The ideal candidate will have the ability to enterprise unique stories as well as cover breaking and hard news. Strong live skills are required. In addition, this reporter/anchor must develop sources, develop lead worthy pitches and produce compelling stories. Candidate must have proven presence on social media and be as comfortable in the social media world as they are in broadcasting. The candidate must operate with a high degree of journalistic ethics, emotional intelligence and must demonstrated ability to develop and nurture a natural connection to people and the community.

You must be a self-starter with a great attitude and a desire to win. We require that you are able to work independently in a high pressure, fast-paced environment, gathering information to discern the news worthiness of events. You will research thoroughly, write clearly, and deliver content in a manner appropriate for television broadcasting, online and social media, which requires writing, editing and uploading material. In addition, this individual will be responsible for gathering news materials, interviewing people, both on and off camera, preparing and presenting packages/reports either live or on tape. You must be a voracious news consumer, engaged in our community and participate in station sponsored events.
Other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.

Four-year college degree required, with emphasis in Journalism or Communications preferred. Prefer a minimum of five years' experience at a local television broadcast media outlet as a reporter/anchor producing and delivering local content. Must have excellent editorial judgment and have the ability to produce content on all newsroom platforms, including television, online, and social media. Must have strong interpersonal skills with colleagues and interviewees. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours, shifts and shows; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Must have valid credit card and driver's license.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8vybk-18-206-238-77-42 in your application.

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