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Evening anchor (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 10:16 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Full time
Opportunity: 
Job
Details: 

1011Now is looking for a proven newsroom leader and ratings driver to anchor the market-leading weekday evening newscasts. We're looking for someone with a proven ability to engage an audience, and convey news in an urgent and relatable way. As a primary evening anchor, you'll also be a primary content driver, helping lead a team of quality journalists to define the content and quality of the area's most-watched newscasts.

General responsibilities
• Anchor our market-leading Monday-Friday evening newscasts at 5,6 and 10 p.m.
• Exercise a strong news judgment, research complicated stories and determine the content and quality of newscasts
• Act as a supervising producer during the late newscasts
• Read/copy edit news scripts before each show
• Be a digital-first journalist, posting compelling content to social media and station digital platforms
• Be involved in the community, emceeing events and making public appearances as requested by the station
• Be ready to report/field anchor when major breaking news happens
• Report and produce regular franchise stories

Qualifications
• 3 years of professional newsroom and on-air experience preferred
• Anchoring, producing, and reporting experience
• An engaging and comfortable on-air personality
• Ability to enterprise and produce compelling content from start to finish
• Ability to use exceptional news judgment to prioritize tasks and assignments
• Ability to communicate effectively with newsroom managers, producers and co-workers
• Must be an excellent writer
• Knowledge of journalism ethics and legal issues
• College degree required
• Ability to meet daily news deadlines
• Strong organizational skills and possess the ability to multitask and work under pressure 
• Professional appearance a must
• Ability to shoot and edit news stories

Please submit resumes electronically 

Or email to hr@1011now.com


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