Full Time Job

Evening News Anchor

KSWO

Lawton, OK 06-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About KSWO:

KSWO ABC Affiliated- The top rated station in southwest Oklahoma and north Texas leads the market in weather coverage with the First Alert Weather Team, the largest group of meteorologist tracking storms in the southern plains. Lawton is ideally located halfway between Oklahoma City and Dallas/Forth Worth metroplex. Our region is known for the rugged beauty of the Wichita Mountains and the National Wildlife Refuge, a hiker's paradise. Affordable living, great outdoor adventures and close proximity to major cities and their attractions make the Lawton- Wichita Falls market an exciting Opportunity for career growth.

Learn more about KSWO - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrdQBuKR8Bg

Job Summary/Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
-Anchor live television broadcasts for our evening newscasts (5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m.) Monday-Friday, and fill-in on other newscasts as needed
-Ability to engage with the audience from the anchor desk, not just read a teleprompter. Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
-Use editorial judgment to help determine the content of the newscasts.

Qualifications/Requirements:
-Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
-Possess strong leadership skills, exceptional news judgment and professional knowledge of news operations are required
-Be a quick thinker ready for anything, and have strong ad-lib abilities

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7nz96-3-231-230-177-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KSWO

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.