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Anchor Reporter

Hearst Communications, Inc.

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Oklahoma City, OK
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

KOCO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Oklahoma City, is looking for a high-energy morning anchor with proven leadership skills to join our team. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we're looking for an anchor who isn't afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and isn’t afraid to jump into newscast scripts. We are looking for morning anchor who can be a newsroom leader with a positive drive to make a difference in our newscasts and in our community.

Job Responsibilities:                                     

  • Deliver scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose  
  • Have an active presence on social media that engages the audience
  • 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
  • Field anchor duties as directed by management
  • Other duties within newscasts as directed by management

Required Skills:

  • Proven ability to connect with viewers
  • 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:                                        

  • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years anchoring experience
  • Minimum 2 years reporting experience
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover stories
  • Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work

 

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.