Weekend Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

NewsCenter1 (KNBN-TV) in Rapid City has an immediate opening for a weekend anchor/multimedia journalist for an energetic small-market news team.

This position oversees the NewsCenter1 weekend news operation, works closely with the weekday assignment editor to create a weekend assignment plan, gathers stories, produces, and anchors the single Saturday and Sunday newscasts at 10:00 p.m. The position also reports three weekdays per week.

While this position has a broadcast focus, it is also responsible for generating content for all of NewsCenter1’s distribution outlets.

Our reporters usually function as one-man bands. Therefore, the successful applicant is a motivated, self-directed person who works well alone but functions smoothly as part of a team.

Strong writing skills and dynamic camera presence are a must.

Reports to: Executive Producer

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Shoot and cover scheduled or breaking news events, as assigned
  2. Report, produce, and anchor weekend newscasts
  3. With weekday assignment editor, manage weekend assignments for weekend staff
  4. Write copy and edit video and sound for assigned stories for use on all of NewsCenter1’s distribution outlets
  5. Generate story ideas, including video and interview possibilities
  6. Assist with writing copy for newscasts
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements:

  1. 1-2 years newsroom experience or commensurate collegiate experience
  2. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related degree field
  3. Strong editorial judgement
  4. Strong written and visual storytelling skills
  5. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Premiere Pro or similar non-linear editing system, electronic news production system.

Please send resumes to cdancy@newscenter1.com

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