AM & Noon Anchor

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ABOUT STATION:
KOSA-TV/CBS7 News is the top-rated, long-time news leader in west Texas and southeastern New Mexico. Based in Midland/Odessa, we pride ourselves in being the dominant player in a highly competitive market where there is never a shortage of news that impacts people on the regional level, throughout the state of Texas and very often on the national stage. Our team of professionals is committed to sharing the most compelling stories every day…and we know that requires outstanding writers, creative photographers and an innovative production team. Whether we're following local officers to the nation’s capital to remember their fallen brothers; traveling to Marine boot camp to highlight a local man's journey; covering a hometown president (George W. Bush) during his eight years in office; or tracking the latest developments in the oil and gas industry – KOSA is located at the epicenter of some of the most important news stories of our generation. As the only community in the country with an International Air and Space Port, travel to and from Midland from anywhere in the world (and very soon even out of the world!) is quick and easy. We are also nestled in a picturesque region of Texas, often referred to as a hidden jewel, that makes for exciting weekend trips for the outdoors adventurer or the lover of rare or unique art. Learn more about KOSA at www.cbs7.com

JOB SUMMARY:
Reporters – ready to take the reins and saddle up in an anchor chair full-time? Want to help lead the most watched morning show in Odessa, Midland and the rest of the Permian Basin? KOSA-TV, better known as CBS7 in these here parts, is looking for a morning co-anchor and a noon solo anchor to join our team ASAP. You’ll co-anchor ‘Wake Up West Texas,’ our #1 two-hour morning newscast – plus solo anchor CBS7 News at Noon. We’re looking for someone with a great attitude who’s willing to learn. Also someone who can write conversationally and quickly, knows how to enterprise story ideas and is fun to be around (no toxic or poisonous people please.)

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
*You’ll co-anchor ‘Wake Up West Texas,’ our #1 two-hour morning newscast – plus solo anchor CBS7 News at Noon. *We’re looking for someone with a great attitude who’s willing to learn.
*Someone who can write conversationally and quickly, knows how to enterprise story ideas and is fun to be around (no toxic or poisonous people please.)
*A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a commercial television newsroom internship are required.
*Shooting, writing and non-linear editing skills are preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•Have a sense of urgency that causes you to work quickly and efficiently, but with an eye towards details and correct factual information
•An open mind to cross-training
•Knowledge of Clickability, Facebook and Twitter also a plus
•Must be willing to submit to a background, MVR check and drug test
•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
•Must be 18 years or older to apply
•Ability and willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice. Must also be available to work all shifts, including early mornings, evenings, holidays, weekends, during late breaking news and weather emergencies
•Must be willing to facilitate personnel requirements including late and/or last minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 high stress work environment
•Ability to work overnight hours on regular basis
•Multitask, react, solve problems and obtain results under pressures of television production and broadcasts
•Interact with a variety of individuals including management, employees, and outside vendors/consultants
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Act independently
•Be a team player

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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