Anchor/Reporter

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Job ID:
2089
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Oklahoma City, OK US
Station Name:
KOCO-TV

Job Description

KOCO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City, is looking for a high-energy anchor/reporter who knows how to tell visual stories and can do active, engaged live shots. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we’re looking for an anchor/reporter who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next anchor/reporter will tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. Our anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live anchoring skills.

Job Responsibilities:                                     

  • Delivers scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose  
  • Have an active presence on social media that engages the audience
  • Works with reporters and producers in newscast production
  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Appears on behalf of the station at public events

Required Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Proven Anchor with ability to connect with viewers, in addition to strong reporting skills
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends   
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production
  • Demonstrated ability with digital media and social media            

Education:                                        

  •  Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience

Required Experience

  • Minimum 2 years anchoring experience preferred
  • Past reporting experience(2-5 years) required
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover
  • Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work
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