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News Anchor Job Description

A News Anchor job description template to hire for your Media department.

About the News Anchor position

We are looking for an enthusiastic news anchor to join our team and participate in the creative cycle of news broadcast.

As a news anchor٫ you will work closely with reporters and will be responsible for gathering information٫ broadcasting newscasts throughout the day and interviewing guests.

Ultimately٫ you should be able to follow current events and present news stories to audiences in an informative٫ interesting and unbiased way.

News Anchor responsibilities are:

  • Working with the News Director to choose the most appropriate and interesting news to publish
  • Planning ahead before the time to publish the news
  • Reciting scripts and delivering news on air
  • Making sure that the most interesting news makes the headline
  • Participating in discussions on air
  • Interviewing guests

News Anchor requirements are:

  • Experience as a News Anchor
  • Good writing and reading  acumen
  • Possess a media personality
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Able to work a flexible schedule
  • Good time management skills
  • BA/BSc in CommunicationsŮ« Journalism or a related field

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