Promoting and Advocating for the Broadcasters of Nevada, While Serving the Public

Nevada Broadcasters Association

KTNV, the Scripps ABC Station in Las Vegas, NV, is looking for an outstanding Weekend AM Anchor/MMJ to join our team. In addition to anchoring the weekend morning show, you will report in the field during the week. You will be responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. The ideal candidate would be fluent in spoken English and Spanish.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Anchor weekend morning newscasts and assume a leadership role in the newsroom.

  • Deliver the news in a smooth, conversational, approachable, yet authoritative tone.

  • Gather and verify factual information for stories through interviews, observation and research. 

  • Generate creative story ideas daily based on the station’s brand and strategic plan. 

  • Write, edit and organize stories for live reports, taped interviews or online.

  • Work cooperatively with photographer on assignment.

  • Edit video and posts stories on multimedia platforms.

  • Write story content and edit and review video in order to put stories together.

  • Anchor newscasts live in the field.

  • Engage viewers via social media on a daily basis.

  • Take part in station and independent community service events and activities.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience.

  • Fluent in spoken English and Spanish preferred.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • Strong broadcast and digital writing skills. 

  • Proven ability to relate to the public and share information via social media.

  • Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems.

  • Videography and non-linear editing experience.

  • Edit video on various editing systems.

  • Proficient at posting content to various platforms.

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

  • Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

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ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 60 stations in 41 markets. Scripps’ national networks reach nearly every American through the news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

 

Qualified applicants should apply at http://scripps.com/careers

Station/Company

KTNV

Post Date: April 14, 2021
Closing Date: May 14, 2021