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The following represents brief descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of each position.

FOX 5 Career Opportunities:


ANCHOR (17000201)

The Anchor gathers, prepares, writes, and presents news and information across multiple platforms.  Establishes and maintains contacts with newsmakers, cultivates news sources and strong bonds with the community on a continuing basis.  Researches and develops stories and story ideas for future use.  Understands and maintains a strong presence on social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and others. Continuously works to build social audience and engagement. Makes frequent appearances at civic functions, station promotions, and other community outreach events. Frequently seeks out these appearances.

This position requires advanced skills in writing conversational broadcast copy incorporating appropriate visual elements under daily deadline pressure.  Candidate must be flexible with schedule as news dictates.   Must communicate clearly and deal effectively/politely with the public in person and over the phone.  Bachelor’s degrees from a four-year college or university in a related field preferred and (5) five years of experience as a news anchor at a commercial television station.


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