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KEPR in Pasco, Washington is looking for a Weekend Weather Anchor/Reporter! You will present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week.
As a Weather Anchor, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories. Duties include forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers, developing content and graphics for on-air, web and social media, making public appearances on behalf of the station, working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news.
As a Reporter, you will need the skills to tell memorable stories. We value visual and compelling storytelling. Your responsibilities will include pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week. We're looking for someone with sharp news judgment, strong writing and excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others. Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television. You must have excellent time management skills.
You will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet and social networks, along with performing other duties as assigned by the news managers. Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule that will include evenings and/or weekends is required.
This is not an entry-level position. You must have at least 1 to 2 years on-air experience. If you have the required experience and skills, please apply online. In addition, include a link of your latest work or send a non-returnable DVD to:
KEPR-TVAttn: News Director2807 W Lewis StPasco, WA 99301 No phone calls please
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