KXTV is looking for a Multi-Skilled, Multi-Talented Journalist to help develop, launch, and host a new evening concept show that digs deep into issues impacting the diverse Sacramento region. The ideal candidate is naturally curious, able to understand and clearly communicate complex issues, and leverage audience listening to create content and build relationships.
You will collaborate to develop this concept along with the show's producer and newsroom leadership. The goal is to create a show that is highly relevant and engaging to a 6:30 pm broadcast TV audience. The stories will be largely enterprise and uniquely told. This is not a commodity newscast.
You will be asked to lead, on and off camera. On the air, you will need to be able to deliver everything from breaking news to emotional moments in an authentic and conversational style.
You'll also be asked to contribute enterprise content on a regular basis. Off-camera you are a leader in the newsroom with a sound editorial voice and a passion to listen to our audience's concerns and feedback. You'll be asked to maintain and curate multiple social media platforms that provide direct access to our viewers.
Those platforms are vital to our success. You'll also be part of all major station events and initiatives.
Minimum 3-5 years of experience creating content with at least 1 year of anchoring on any platform
The ability to tell stories that dig deep into local issues and showcase diverse communities including those that evoke emotion, are compelling, and are unique and captivating
The ability to write compelling copy and tell engaging stories is a must as is an understanding of current content gathering and production techniques
Degree in journalism or mass communications or related field preferred
Demonstrated use of multi-platform media for newsgathering, disseminating, and community engagement
Knowledge of ENPS, Adobe Premiere, and Axis graphics a plus
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