Full Time Job

News Anchor


Beaverton, OR 05-02-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
News Anchor - KPTV


About KPTV:

KPTV is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon. Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX.

Job Summary/Description:

FOX 12 Oregon, Portland's #1 news station, has an immediate opening for an experienced News Anchor to co-anchor our award-winning evening newscasts. The ideal candidate has a passion for broadcast journalism, a strong background in storytelling, and a desire to own breaking news and the big stories happening in the Pacific Northwest. Anchors at FOX 12 don't just read the news. They are leaders in the newsroom every day, who actively help shape coverage and content while mentoring and growing other members of the FOX 12 news team.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-- Delivers the news and introduces content from local news reporters, sports, and weather, as well as external sources in accordance with the program rundown
-- Delivers unscripted breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large.
-- Writes stories, teases and other important content to contribute to the overall quality of the newscasts
-- Receives news assignments or evaluates leads and tips in order to develop story ideas.
-- Covers news in the field when necessary.
-- Posts stories and other content while heavily engaging with the audience on FOX 12's social media channels
-- Participates and contributes to promotions for station image campaigns and station initiatives year-round
-- Makes public appearances on behalf of the station

-- Bachelors Degree in Journalism or Communications preferred
-- 5+ years experience as a News Anchor at a TV station
-- Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment requiring strict deadlines and a focus on team orientation.
-- Skilled communicator, capable of speaking to a diverse audience and conveying messages effectively. Strong written communications. Creative, with the ability to provide original concepts, ideas & solutions. Strong listening skills for interviews.

Qualified, interested applicants may 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5jq1e-18-205-176-39-42 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.