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NPG of Idaho

TV: Weekend Anchor/MMJ P/T

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Friday, 29th September 2017
Wednesday, 29th November 2017
Location: Idaho Falls
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Job Description:

Position: Weekend Anchor/MMJ
 KIFI Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News have an opening for weekend news anchor/MMJ. 
We are looking for an individual who has reporting experience and wants to move into the anchor chair.  We need someone who can take the bull by the horns and make one of the best weekend newscasts in the market. 
 
The candidate will be responsible for producing and anchoring the newscasts on the weekends and reporting 3 days a week.  
This includes shooting, writing, and editing for stories both on-air and online.  You will work with some of the highest digital technology in the market, including Sony XDCAM HD cameras, Velocity editors, ENPS and three live trucks. 
Our newsroom is rated the #1 news organization in the market and is committed to providing the best news content for eastern Idaho and western Wyoming.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Gathering information, shooting, writing, producing, editing and presenting stories as assigned. 
• Maintaining contacts with assigned beats and contributing story ideas and suggestions. 
• Following up on stories to find new developments 
• Maintaining a good knowledge of local events and issues. 
• Seeking out newsworthy people and events. 
• Representing the station at public events. 
• Rewriting and placing stories on the station website. 
 
Candidates must have a degree in journalism, media, or related field.  
 
 

Preferred Skills:

To apply, send a resume and a link of your reel in an email to curtis.jackson@localnews8.com.   Title the subject as “Weekend Anchor/MMJ.”
 
Or you can also send a resume and DVD to:
Curtis Jackson
News Director
1915 N. Yellowstone Hwy. 
Idaho Falls, ID  83401 
 
NPG of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Employment is contingent upon passing a drug screen and background check.  You must have a valid driver’s license.
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