KHBS is now hiring a Morning Traffic Anchor/Reporter. We need a good storyteller who has excellent on-air presence and excellent communication skills. We want someone who can interact with our viewers on social media. The successful candidate is a Multimedia Journalist with a passion for journalism who has the ability to tell good news stories, generate story ideas, write to video and do compelling live shots for newscasts. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. The right candidate should be an accurate, ethical, compelling storyteller with a team attitude.
Prepare morning traffic report graphics.
News gather for traffic reports.
Provide clear and concise live traffic reports for morning show and evening shows.
Research and report up-to-the-minute traffic conditions.
Communicate that information to the show producers and show anchors in a timely manner.
Make sure that corresponding graphics, video and live shots are used appropriately.
Communicate morning traffic information to viewers via digital platforms including our station website, mobile app, and social media pages.
Gather information for stories and live reports for newscasts.
Put together high-quality packages.
Cover breaking news.
Develop sources and generate ideas.
Knowledge and experience with the stations traffic system.
Must be a self-starter and able to ad lib in breaking news situations.
Must speak clearly, have basic knowledge of how to use a computer and basic knowledge of social media outlets.
Must be familiar with street and highway names and directions.
Must be energetic and creative and work well with others.
Must work quickly and efficiently.
Excellent writing and packaging skills.
Ability to develop contacts and generate stories.
Ability to shoot and edit high-quality video.
Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production.
Bachelors Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred or equivalent work experience
Looking for 1-2 years as journalist and storyteller in a commercial television station.
Military training and experience will be considered