Lubbock Christian University

MMJ/Anchor - KMID

Availability: Nov. 5, 2021 - Jan. 31, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description: The Multimedia Journalist Reporter/Anchor produces, reports, anchors, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
•    Anchors daily newscast as well as reports and produces, as needed
•    Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events
•    Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
•    Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
•    Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details
•    Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly
•    Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
•    Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
•    Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community
•    Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas
•    Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions
•    Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts
•    Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements
•    Shoots and edits news events and news reports
•    Produces and presents reports for all platforms
•    Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
•    Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms
•    Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
•    Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

Job Requirements: 

•    Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
•    Fluency in English
•    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
•    Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (Depending on market size)
•    Superior on-air presence
•    Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
•    Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
•    Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
•    Flexibility to work any shift

Organization: KMID
About the Organization: Broadcasting Television
Organization Location: Odessa, Texas

Who to contact

Name: Cindy Reed
Email: creed@kmid.tv
Phone: 432.617.4549
Address: 1550 W. I-20
Odessa, TX 79763