News Anchor (6823)

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KFDM TV, the CBS station in Beaumont, Texas, is seeking a dynamic, personable, dedicated, and experienced co-anchor for Southeast Texas Live, a one hour afternoon program that includes news and lifestyles segments. The ideal candidate will be a person who has a dynamic, engaging personality on air, who is comfortable and confident under pressure, writes and produces well, is very creative and can think outside the box to develop new ideas for the program, and has a positive attitude. The goal is working with the news team to remain #1 in Beaumont. The duties may also include anchoring other newscasts if necessary and doing some reporting/special reports/live shots.

Skills and Requirements:

  • College degree and at least three years experience anchoring
  • A real passion for covering local news is a must
  • Excellent active live shot experience
  • Excellent ethical decision making
  • Ability to write with immediacy and connectivity
  • Ability to produce a compelling newscast
  • Ability to connect with the community on-air and online
  • Participate in community events throughout the DMA
  • Other duties as assigned by the News Director
  • This position requires working nights but not weekends

When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to: KFDM, Attn: News Director, 2955 Interstate 10 East,, Beaumont, TX 77702. Please, no phone calls.

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