Location: Austin, TX
Contact Name: Lisa Cordes
Anchor morning and noon newscasts. Report as needed and assigned. Anchoring duties may include live field anchoring and other special events. Be an energetic, effective, clear communicator when telling and selling a story. Present material in a compelling and engaging manner. Must be good at research. Excellent ability to conduct live unscripted interviews. Ability to ad-lib effectively. Contribute regularly to social media efforts. Minimum five years’ experience reporting and anchoring. College degree is preferred in a communications related field. Superior knowledge of current events. Strong command of English language; working knowledge of libel laws and generally accepted journalistic ethics. Must exercise good judgment. Must have extensive, proven anchoring/reporting experience in television news. Must be a highly creative, motivated self-starter, team player and newsroom leader. Strong social media skills. Knowledge of newsroom computer systems. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to drive company vehicles. Provide a demo reel link of work in resume/cover letter.
To apply, go to http://www.fox7austin.com/about-us/employment to complete the online application. If applicable for position, provide demo reel link in cover letter/resume.