Anchor / Reporter

WQRF FOX 39 and WTVO Channel 17 in Rockford, Illinois is seeking a full-time News Anchor/Reporter.

The News Anchor Reporter serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers.

* Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
* Work with management to enterprise and develop stories daily
* Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms
* Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
* Gather and verify information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.
* Build network of sources who supply information that allows the Company to stay ahead of its competitors
* Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
* Acts as a field reporter as assigned
* Produce Newscasts

Requirements & Skills:

* Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education
* Anchoring or reporting experience required
* Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation
* Strong reporting skills
* Understand importance of social media
* Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills
* Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel
* Operate newsroom computer systems

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