Full Time Job

Morning / Noon Anchor


Monroe, LA 09-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About KNOE:

KNOE-TV 8 News is an award-winning television station and news organization located in Monroe, Louisiana, covering northeast Louisiana, Union and Ashley Counties in Arkansas, and Warren and Adams Counties in Mississippi. KNOE-TV is owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television and is a sister station to ABC affiliate KAQY. Our offices and studios are located on Oliver Road in Monroe, and our transmitter is located in the town of Columbia in Caldwell, Parish. Since our first broadcast day on September 27, 1953, KNOE-TV has offered the best news, entertainment, weather, sports, and investigative reporting. Besides providing high-quality programming from both the CBS and ABC television networks, we also offer programs from the CW network. For further information, please visit www.knoe.com.

Job Summary/Description:

KNOE 8 News is looking for an experienced journalist with a proven track record of leadership and community involvement to anchor Northeast Louisiana's dominant #1 morning and noon newscasts. The ideal candidate thrives when working with a team, exhibits strong editorial judgment, and is willing to do what it takes to get the best story. Anchors are expected to regularly create compelling original content, develop story ideas and sources, and work with producers to generate innovative, interesting newscasts.

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Anchor daily newscasts, as well as breaking news cut-ins
-Report for KNOE newscasts
-Approve reporter and producer scripts
-Development of sources and stories within the community
-Engaging with viewers in the community and over social media
-Work with producers and reporters to grow their skills
-Produce morning newscasts when the producer is on vacation, the noon newscast, and special reports
-Make community appearances on behalf of the station
-Candidates should also exhibit a good work ethic, strong people skills, and maintain a professional attitude
-This position requires availability to work all shifts and may require holiday work

-2 to 4 years of anchor or reporting experience
-Degree in broadcast journalism or related field
-Strong, demonstrated news judgment
-Superior writing and copy-editing skills
-Live reporting and strong on-camera presentation skills
-Proficiency in story creation and newscast production
-Basic computer knowledge, including newsroom software (such as ENPS & Edius)
-Carry, shoot and edit video

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjq36w-3-236-51-151-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.