News Anchor/Multi Media Journalist

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Job Title
ANCHOR/MMJ

Requisition Number
16-01372

Area of Interest
News

Position Type
Full-time

Job Information
KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, NM is searching for a dynamic Anchor/MMJ with a lot of energy, personality and a tremendous work ethic. You must have exceptional on-air reporting skills and possess excellent news judgment.

Description
JOB SUMMARY: Deliver newscasts accurately, clearly and concisely and in an engaging manner.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate news leads and tips to develop story ideas. Gather and verify accurate information regarding articles through interviews, remark as well as research.
  • Build network of sources who supply information that allows the Company to stay ahead of its competitors.
  • Present compelling, clear, creative and accurate live shots.
  • Organize material and write articles based on the details and information obtained.
  • Use various social platforms to give updates as well as news stories to the public.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation.
  • Strong reporting skills.
  • Understand importance of social media.
  • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills.
  • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education); plus (1) year of solid television anchoring or reporting experience required.

Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom computer systems.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel will be required. Position requires work on weekends and holidays.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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