News Anchor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

Job Description

At KING 5 we stand for truth. We are seeking an Anchor  to join our news team. The successful candidate will be an excellent on-camera communicator with top notch interviewing, live and taped reporting skills. We are seeking candidates who will trailblaze the future of news, find and defend the truth, and tell the stories of our community. We want a leader who is creative and courageous when it comes to adding innovative features to newscasts as well as digital and social platforms.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Use editorial judgement to help determine content of the newscasts.
  • Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts.
  • Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

 

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 years news anchor/reporting experience
  • Journalist and/or Communication degree preferred
  • Understand the tenets of professional Journalism
  • Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must
  • Must be available and willing to work on weekdays, weekends and evenings

 To be considered, please complete the online application found on: http://www.king5.com/about/ and attach your resume and cover letter.  Paper resumes or any electronic information received that do not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com. 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

 

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

We invite you to join KING 5, The Home Team - the number one station in the Northwest and the number one NBC affiliate in the country.  KING 5 first broadcast more than 60 years ago and includes the independent station KONG TV.  We are a fast-growing multi-media company, producing over 14 hours of local news and programming every day.  Local programming includes Emmy wining shows “Evening” and “New Day Northwest.”  

KING 5’s progressive and innovative heritage began with Dorothy Bullitt, a local trailblazer who took risks.  Her values inspire us today – we believe in quality journalism and close community ties that make a real difference for our viewers.

When you join KING 5 and its properties, you join a team passionate about these strong values:  Community, Integrity, Innovation, and Commitment. We look for people with creative and entrepreneurial skills who also share our core beliefs.  We embrace new ideas and new technologies and are passionate about re-inventing news for the digital age.