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Here’s how to apply for a full-time News Anchor gig in Atlanta.

Job Summary:

News anchor/content generator for local and regional coverage.

Responsibilities

• Plans, writes, edits, and voices news broadcasts.

• Finalizes content using digital audio editing software.

• Maintains crucial deadlines in order to provide news stories in a timely fashion.

• Repackages content for newscasts.

• May prepare written content, visual images, audio material and video footage for websites, blogs or other social-media platforms.

Qualifications

• Extensive on-air experience required

• Must be able to function in a fast paced news environment, delivering multiple newscasts for several markets each hour

• Proficient in media production and broadcast systems

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms

• Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar• Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment

• Knowledgeable and up-to-date with local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of subjects/events related to on-air topics

• Solid journalism skills needed, employee will also write content for wire service.

• Experience with newsroom operating systems and technology used to put newscasts together

• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment

• Well-rounded communication skills for conducting interviews

• Strong attention to detail

• Pleasant, charismatic and well-controlled voice; excellent pronunciation

• May require other language proficiency, e.g., Spanish

Work Experience

• five + years’ experience in on-air journalism in smaller market or college station

Education

• 4-year college degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or Communications

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