News Anchor/MMJ W/End

News Anchor/MMJ W/End

  • Full Time
  • Tucson



Are you looking to expand your career with new responsibilities?  Looking to lead from where you are?  KOLD is looking for a weekend evening anchor.  This person is a news hound who loves to keep our viewers informed and excited about all Tucson has to offer on the weekends.  They are a go-to fill-in for our weekday evening anchors, and when they’re not leading our weekend evening team, they are reporting for our weekday evening shows on KOLD and KMSB.  We’re looking for someone who lives for current events – who has excellent news judgment, superb writing skills, and a knack for uncovering stories, not just covering them.  If you want to learn and grow, we want to hear from you!


• Gather data and relevant information on local and national newsworthy events • Anchor the weekend evening shows and lead our weekend team • Pitch, create and present accurate, fair, unbiased news content as assigned • Provide news and information across multiple platforms and to present content both inside KOLD studios and remotely • Be visible in the community and make appearances in the local DMA • Interact professionally and effectively with all internal KOLD employees and external organizations • Develop and maintain a network of news sources to create exclusive local news content • Stay current on both local and national news events • File public records requests when necessary for enterprise/investigative stories • Maintain all station gear including but not limited to cameras, cell phones, tablets, laptops, vehicles, and any other assigned gear • Understand the editing process and all the technical aspects of Edius editing software • Use creative graphic and production techniques to enhance multimedia visual and audio storytelling • Work independently and use solid judgment on all stories, images, and sound that is used within a news story • Work under pressure in a rapidly changing news environment • Make decisions quickly and accurately while coping with stress, resulting from a variety of circumstances • Work cross-functionally and cooperatively as a team member under tight deadlines • Contribute to and potentially lead projects within the team to continue to make our newsroom a world-class operation


• Strong verbal/written communications skills and knowledge of AP Style required • Ability to work well under pressure and well with a diverse group of people required • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem-solving abilities required • Ability to balance the demands of both long and short-term projects while meeting daily deadlines required • College degree in journalism preferred • 1-2 years newsroom experience preferred • Willingness to work flexible shifts and be on call required • Willingness to live and work in Tucson, AZ and surrounding area required • Valid driver's license and good driving record required If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references KOLD/KMSB -TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company


If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references