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Anchor / Multimedia Journalist

KRTV

Great Falls, MT 06-05-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Anchor / Multimedia Journalist, KRTV

KRTV, a Scripps-owned station, is seeking a talented and passionate Morning Anchor to join our dynamic news team in Great Falls, Montana. As the Morning Anchor, you will play a vital role in delivering compelling news stories to our viewers, while emphasizing the values of good storytelling, growth, and development. This position offers an exciting opportunity for career advancement and internal mobility within the Scripps Company.

Great Falls, located in the beautiful Treasure State, offers a unique blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and a vibrant community. Surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, including the majestic Rocky Mountains and the stunning Missouri River, Great Falls provides an ideal backdrop for those seeking both a fulfilling career and an adventurous lifestyle.

With its rich history and close-knit community, Great Falls offers a welcoming environment for professionals looking to start their career journey. The city boasts a thriving arts and culture scene, with numerous galleries, theaters, and music venues. Outdoor enthusiasts will find endless opportunities for hiking, fishing, skiing, and exploring the nearby national parks.

Great Falls also offers a low cost of living, making it an attractive option for those looking to establish roots and build a successful career. The city's strong economy, diverse industries, and supportive business community provide ample opportunities for professional growth and development.

You will serve communities by providing the highest standard of ethical and honest news reporting.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
• Gather unbiased content affecting the community.
• Write story content, edit and review video, and prepare story items for presentation across multiple platforms.
• Work with newsroom employees and personal sources to develop engaging, accurate and ethical newscasts.
• Deliver news in a smooth, conversational, approachable, yet authoritative tone.
• Anchor multiple reports from breaking news to investigative reporting.
• Organize and set up interviews and video shoots.
• Take part in station and independent community service events and activities.
• Follow the Scripps Journalism Ethics Guidelines.
• Engage viewers via social media on a daily basis.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
• Bachelor's degree in related discipline preferred or equivalent work experience
• Generally 3+ years anchor/reporting experience in related field preferred

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
• Strong broadcast and digital writing skills
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Basic computer skills required
• Strong organizational skills
• Knowledge of local, regional and national news
• Work well under pressure and at a fast pace
• Working knowledge of all social media platforms
• Flexible work hours may be required
• Valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits.
OUR TEAM:

We have hikers, rock climbers, mountain bikers, kayakers, runners, skiers, gamers, hunters, fishing enthusiasts, beekeepers, western Montana gardeners, travelers, boaters, community leaders and every other mixture of diverse backgrounds, passions, and life experiences. We are a community of welcoming, mission-focused, and lively people that continue to grow as we grow our company and rise to our full potential in every aspect of our business.

WHERE YOU'LL LIVE, WORK AND PLAY:

Great Falls, MT, where outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the big small-town charm and quick access to national parks. Skiing is right outside your door as well as an expansive 40 miles amongst the River's Edge Trail. Enjoy a picnic at Gibson Park and Giant Springs Heritage State Park or get inspired by the local culture and art at the C.M. Russell Museum. Take a step back in time with The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and the First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park to explore Montana's heritage and history. Whether you want to unplug and get off the grid and onto a hike surrounded with wilderness or enjoy the small town charm of local farmers market, restaurants, dog parks, fly fishing to cultural events and performances at the Mansfield Center for Performing Arts, Great Falls has something for everyone. There are many reasons to claim Great Falls as a great place to live including the reminder you are walking in the footsteps of ''the greats'' from Lewis and Clark, the Blackfeet Indians, and the grizzly bear.

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d958jm-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KRTV

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.