Job Number: R50022347
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: Editorial, News, Digital
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Houston, Texas
Job Posting Date: May 25, 2023
KRIV FOX 26/ KTXH My20, the Fox O&O duopoly in Houston, Texas is seeking an Anchor/Reporter to join our news team. The ideal candidate will possess strong presentation skills with the ability to enterprise unique stories as well as cover breaking and hard news. Strong live skills are required. The candidate will display professionalism and personality both on and off air. This position requires a strong work ethic, broad knowledge of current affairs and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. In addition, this anchor/reporter must develop sources, and pitch compelling, enterprise stories. May be required to do desktop editing. Candidate must have proven presence on social media and be as comfortable in the social media world as they are in broadcasting. The candidate must operate with a high degree of journalistic ethics, emotional intelligence and must demonstrated ability to develop and nurture a natural connection to people and the community.
You must be a self-starter with a great attitude and a desire to win. We require that you are able to work independently in a high pressure, fast-paced environment, gathering information to discern the news worthiness of events. When anchoring, you should be engaging with your co-anchors and the viewer. You should be able to go off-script in breaking news situations and not worry about a TelePrompTer. When reporting, you will research thoroughly, write clearly, and produce stories that are compelling and memorable. You must be a voracious news consumer, engaged in our community and participate in station-sponsored events. Other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.
Minimum 5 years on-camera experience in a medium or major market preferred. Bachelor’s degree required; journalism or a related field preferred. Candidate will be required to work outside their normal schedule as needed for breaking news, illness/vacation relief and special events coverage. May be required to travel at times. Must have a valid credit card and driver's license.
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