NBC Universal's Owned Television station in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, KXAS TV, is looking for an Anchor/Reporter. This position will gather news information and prepare it for presentation on air, on line and for mobile. The ideal candidate has a passion for pitching great original content, finding the heart of a story and a desire to dig a little deeper. An anchor at KXAS-TV helps craft the editorial content by coming in each day knowledgeable of the news of the day and prepared to handle whatever may come at them. They must be able to work well with a producing team and director to help build a newscast with a modern look and feel. The ideal candidate thrives under pressure, excels at breaking news and knows how to succeed in a deadline driven environment. Finally, the ideal candidate knows how to use their skills and personality to bring out the best in the on air team they work with each day.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Minimum 3 years television reporting
Minimum 4 years television anchoring
External applicants must submit a resume/CV through gecareers.com to be considered (Note- job #BR).
Must submit a video of own work to be considered.
Must have a valid driver's license
Must be willing to work at the station in Fort Worth, TX , just south of DFW airport
Must be 18 years or greater
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be able to work long hours and a variety of shifts, when necessary
Must be able to work early mornings and on weekends
Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal's Alternative Dispute Resolution program
Proven track record of strong live reporting skills and strong story telling
Experience in contributing to digital platforms
Excellent writing skills as well as very strong verbal communication.
Strong editorial and production sense
Proven ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news
General assignment reporting skills
Ability to enterprise stories
Experience with digital editing a plus
Must be able to handle intense deadline pressure
Experience of working simultaneously on digital content
Strong knowledge of social networking in regards to content gathering and distribution
Successfully collaborate in a team environment, contributing to a positive, supportive, and motivational dynamic