KRBC Main Anchor

Posted: 04/19/2020

Position Summary:  KRBC News in Abilene, Texas, is looking for its next great Anchor. This is a high profile position with the dominant news organization in the Big Country. We need a hands on anchor who is ready to lead by example. You must be a team player and community-minded.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.
·         Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
·         Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
·         Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
·         Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
·         Acts as a field reporter as assigned.
·         Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.
·         Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
·         Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
·         Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
·         Edits video clips as assigned.
·         Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
·       Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
  • Minimum five years’ experience in news reporting or anchoring (More or Less depending on market size)
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Fluency in English.  Bilingual is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues.
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.
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