Weekend Anchor – Weather & Traffic
This position is responsible for reporting traffic information and creating accurate, visually interesting traffic reports that are easy to understand, relevant and meaningful to viewers. This will include continuous updates across multiple platforms, including the station’s website, social media accounts, as well as our mobile platform.
Essential Job Functions
50% – Reports traffic on air, interacting with co-anchors/reporters as part of designated team(s) to create an on-air experience which supports newscast goals and station brand. 20% – Analyzes traffic data to produce meaningful traffic reports. Writes and edits reports or related stories. May also perform same functions for non-traffic stories.
20% – Posts information to web, mobile platform, and social media pages.
10% – Makes public appearances at station approved events to support station brand.
Atlanta – 30318
Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations. Also with on-air reporting or traffic incident reporting. Previous anchoring experience preferred.
Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree in communication, broadcasting or related field preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong computer and graphic skills.
Good news judgment and analytical abilities.
Excellent written and ad-lib communication skills.
Knowledge of Atlanta area roadways preferred.
Ability to multi-task and perform well under pressure and deadline.
Must have strong computer and graphic skills as well as excellent on-camera performance, news judgment and analytical abilities.
% Travel Required (Approximate): 15% (local)
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