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News Anchor


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News Anchor
KGAN is seeking a dynamic News Anchor for our noon and 5pm newscasts! The person we are seeking to join our on-air team will bring a unique combination of journalistic and broadcasting skills. In this role, you will provide content for our local broadcast and digital platforms, as well as maintain a robust presence on KGAN social media pages. This individual will solo anchor the noon, co-anchor the 5pm and provide reporting content.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Cedar Rapids

KGAN is seeking a dynamic News Anchor for our noon and 5pm newscasts! In addition to being an outstanding journalist with a great personality, you need to be a team leader. Our anchors are leaders who participate in the planning of our shows and produce content regularly. A competitive passion to win and openness to innovation is mandatory! Our winning candidate will be someone who embraces social media and knows how to consistently engage with the audience. Collaboration is a big part of this role!

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Smooth/pleasant delivery
  • Strong writing skills and news judgment
  • Sharp video shooting and editing skills
  • Exemplary communication skills

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • You must have at least 5 years of on-air experience
  • Live commercial television experience is a must
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred
  • Strong "in-the-field and live" skills
  • Exceptional written communications skills using a conversational writing style
  • Strong editorial judgment and a proven ethical foundation

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

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