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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.
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.
- 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.
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