Date: September 25, 2012
Position: Evening Anchor/Producer
Job Description: KJCT News 8 has an opening for a Main Evening Anchor in Grand Junction, Colorado. If you’re looking to make that next jump in your career, do it in one of the most beautiful places in the country. KJCT News 8 is a highly-rated ABC affiliate in Grand Junction, CO. We are looking for a talented, career-driven professional who is seeking a Main Evening Anchor position. We are a fast-paced newsroom with top of the line editing software, high-tech camera equipment, and a brand new state-of-the art set. Just within the past few years, we have had several talented individuals jump right from this market into important on-air positions in major markets, such as Denver. With a relatively low cost of living and a competitive salary, you’ll be comfortable in one of the best places for quality of life in the entire country. From hiking, to biking, to skiing, Grand Junction is the place for the person who enjoys being outdoors, thrives in a tight-knit community, and loves to have a hand in covering the big stories that our city has to offer.
The ideal candidate will be able to connect with our local viewers during live newscasts at 5pm, 6pm, and 10pm. Candidates should be able to report the news of the hour clearly and comfortably. The candidate will have the ability to write effective broadcast copy, as well as promo and tease material. The ability to edit video, factually re-write copy, conduct interviews, interact well with co-anchors and other personnel, and meet all deadlines and work schedules, are also essential to this position. Flexible schedule and public appearances required.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism or equivalent is required. 2 years of Television Broadcasting experience is preferred. Candidate must pass a drug test and background check. A valid driver’s license is required..
KJCT News 8 is a state-of-the-art facility and Grand Junction offers a great lifestyle.
When applying for this position, please note your referral source and send cover letter, resume
and video sample to:
8 Foresight Circle
Grand Junction, CO 81505
NPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posting closes when position is filled.