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New Anchor / Mornings

KAIT

Jonesboro, AR 01-19-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
New Anchor / Mornings - KAIT

About KAIT:

KAIT-TV, is the ABC/NBC/CW affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and the #1 rated station in the competitive market. Jonesboro is home to Arkansas State University, and several high tech companies that focus on hiring and developing young professionals. Jonesboro is a quick drive to multiple state parks, boating in the Ozarks, and to Memphis, Tennessee, and Little Rock, Arkansas. Jonesboro is one of the most desirable cities to call home.

Job Summary/Description:

KAIT-TV is looking for the next morning anchor for the #1 rated ''Good Morning Region 8.'' The ideal candidate will be a passionate journalist, aggressive about covering local news. You should be an energetic ''morning person'' who confidently delivers the news viewers need to start their days. We need an anchor who is involved in the day-to-day operations of the newsroom, including developing and turning enterprise and investigative content.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Anchoring at least 2.5 hours of news a day
- Collaborating and assisting producers with treatment and writing of new content
- Researching, gathering, shooting, writing and editing news stories for on-air and online
- Completing regular franchises or special investigative reports
- Writing in a clear, concise, conversational manner
- Reporting ''live'' on the scene during breaking news or weather
- Developing and maintaining sources of information
- Demonstrating sound news judgment
- Participating in story selection meetings
- Posting and regularly updating stories and other material on the web and social media
- Interacting with viewers on social media, including regular presence on Facebook Live
- Meeting tight deadlines and working well under pressure
- Performing other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:
- At least two years experience in a commercial news room
- Bachelor in journalism or related field preferred
- Knowledge of ENPS and Edius is a plus
- Clean driving record

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

KAIT-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpwwq9-3-235-195-196-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KAIT

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