Traffic Anchor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/25/2019

Job Description

KSDK is looking for a Traffic Anchor to own traffic in one of the most interesting traffic markets in the country. You'll also be asked to be a social media superstar as part of the job and engage with our audience in an exciting growing morning show. You’ll join an all-star news ensemble. Your role? Keeping our audience informed of traffic times and tie-ups in visually compelling ways during ‘Today in St. Louis’ which airs 4am-7am weekdays.

​Responsibilities

  • Use our wealth of traffic tools, live cameras and helicopter to help guide our viewers through St. Louis' morning commute
  • Engage and excite our fans and followers across every screen.
  • Be willing to shoot/edit and report on traffic and construction issues as well as a wealth of other stories in the St. Louis metro
  • Ability to step in as a live shot reporter when the situation demands

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Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of on-air broadcast experience preferred.
  • Practical knowledge of the roads, highways and alternate routes around the St. Louis area, strongly preferred
  • Must be a strong communicator with the ability to react quickly to breaking news in a changing environment.
  • Must have a good understanding of social media emerging platforms and strong social presence.
  • Must demonstrate strong performance skills.
  • Familiarity with WSI Traffic graphics system a plus 
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, a plus

Job Snapshot

About Us

We are not a TV station.

We are an information center that believes in connecting with our communities across all platforms with a passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.

Day in and day out, EVERYONE at KSDK is committed to inform and protect, to showcase the greatness of St. Louis and celebrate the remarkable people who live here.

Yes, our trophy case has 70 years of journalistic hardware, but that is NOT where we hang our hat. At KSDK, we are here for something bigger than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of St. Louis. We are part of the community, and they are part of us.

We are 5 On Your Side.

If the above made you feel inspired, excited, empathetic or any emotion that motivates you do to amazing things, apply now!