Anchor-Colorado Springs, CO #4932

KRDO NewsChannel 13 has a rare Anchor position available and is looking for qualified candidates who want to win and are willing to work hard to serve the viewers of southern Colorado. We take winning seriously. If you are looking for an Anchor position in a great news market in one of the most beautiful settings in the country, here’s your chance. Our market has been in the national news spotlight several times this year because of the stories that happen here.

The ideal candidate is an excellent storyteller and newsroom leader with a strong on-air presence. We are looking for someone who sets the tone with credible journalism, who can develop a connection with our viewers, and create memorable moments in our newscasts. Informed daily, the desired candidate is continually aware of content in newspapers, on competitive websites, and social media, contributing and engaging regularly with the public on various social media platforms. Candidate must have the ability to attend daily editorial meetings, pitch stories, participate in editorial decisions and mentor employees. Attending and participating in station promotional and community events when directed, is required.

A B.A. or B.S. Degree preferably in Journalism or English or equivalent experience is required, as is a minimum of 4 years’ television news reporting and anchoring experience. Attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to accept constructive criticism designed to enhance performance are also needed. To allow for covering news stories in the field, candidate must be sufficiently mobile, have a good driving record, access to legally insured, reliable transportation, and a good driving record.

Indicating your referral source, please send cover letter, resume/demo links to:

KRDO NewsChannel 13
Attn: Human Resources
399 S. 8th Street
Colorado Springs, CO. 80905
Fax (719) 575-6327

Successful candidate must pass background check, MVR check, and drug screening.



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