Date: October 29, 2012
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Position: Weekend Anchor/Reporter
KJCT News 8 in Grand Junction has an immediate opening for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter. Can you connect with an audience? Are you a reporter who loves getting unique angles that the competition can’t touch? If you answered yes to these questions, this is the prime job for you.
Candidate must be able to creatively write, shoot and edit professional quality news stories. Primary duties including producing and anchoring the 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. newscasts on Saturday and Sunday. The Weekend Anchor/Reporter will also interview subjects, and produce and edit packages for broadcast as assigned. In addition to packages, this position will deliver live segments on location, as well as provide debriefs/on-set lives in the studio. We have two live trucks and expect our reporters to go live as much as possible. The ideal candidate will also understand that this is a multi-platform industry now, and that website/social media skills are critical to this position and the success of the station.
Applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field. Two years of news reporting, photography and editing experience is preferred; internships are considered valuable experience as well. Candidate must pass a drug test and background check.
KJCT 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:
KJCT News 8
8 Foresight Circle
Grand Junction, CO 81505
KJCT is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posting closes when position is filled.