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Anchor/Reporter, News

Tribune Company


Location:
Seattle, WA
Date:
12/07/2017
2017-12-072018-01-06
Job Code:
2017-45975
Tribune Company
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Careers Center - Anchor/Reporter, News

Anchor/Reporter, News

US-WA-Seattle
5 months ago
Job ID
2017-45975
Category
News Operations

Overview

KCPQ-TV, the Tribune owned FOX affiliate in Seattle, WA is seeking an experienced news anchor/reporter to join our winning team. We are looking for an authentic, dynamic, engaging talent who can connect with an audience on all platforms. The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, strong reporting skills, the ability to tell memorable stories and can ad lib with ease.

 

The ideal candidate will be a newsroom leader who is a self-starter, a good newsroom citizen and an advocate for the target viewer. We are looking for an experienced anchor who thrives on bringing value to our local audience, drives important and breaking news and is able to do quality in-depth reporting on a daily basis.

Responsibilities

  • Conversational anchor skills, ability to adlib with ease and connect audiences through professionalism and personality
  • Covers day of news or special project assignments in accordance with station brand initiatives and audience content priorities
  • Works with producers and writers to improve newscasts
  • Engage with audience on all relevant social media platforms
  • Represents station at public events

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of 5 years of on air experience
  • Past anchoring and reporting experience required
  • Proven track record of leadership and newscast ratings growth
  • Strong journalistic ethics
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and work a flexible schedule
  • Degree in Journalism or related field

 

 

 

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approximately 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com

 

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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