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Zolo Media – KOHD-TVABC and KBNZ-TV CBS - is looking for a Anchor/Reporter that can tell the stories that matter to our viewers. Stories that our viewers want to know, and need to know in Central Oregon.  Your knowledge will need to span a broad variety of topics to include current events, education, business, social trends, people, community service and other elements uniquely local to Central Oregon. The Anchor/Storyteller is responsible for telling the stories from the studio or from the field and the ability to be a brand ambassador for the news product at special events and gatherings in the community.


Writing and editorial judgement for live daily content. Also to include:

  • Producing concise and accurate copy and to adhering to strict deadlines.

Interviewing people in a range of different circumstances. May also include the following:

  • Building contacts to maintain a flow of news, for example, police and emergency services, local council, community groups, health trusts, press officers from a variety of organizations, the general public, etc;\
  • Seeking out and investigating stories via your contacts, press releases and other media.
  • Attending press conferences and asking questions;
  • Attending a variety of events, such as council meetings, sporting events, talent contests, etc;
  • Answering the phones and reacting to topical stories that matter to our viewers.
  • Working closely with the broadcast team, photographers and editors and producers.
  • Recording/editing interviews using technical camera and computer equipment


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or 4 + years of professional experience
  • 5+ years experience of ‘On-Camera’ storytelling 

Other Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree is Journalism preferred. Trade school training helpful
  • Demonstrated writing and editorial judgement experience.
  • Familiar with newsroom producing software
  • Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot computers preferred; proficient in Microsoft Office & Apple computers.
  • Ability to professionally interact with customers and co-workers; strong verbal communication skills
  • Basic understanding of broadcast cameras and how to operate them.
  • Basic non-linear editing skills. Final Cut, Adobe Premier, Avid, or similar.
  • Must be reliable and motivated to fulfill obligations; ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Ability to analyze situations and use logic to address issues; careful attention to details required.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as a part of a regular schedule and/or dictated by business needs
  • Strong work ethic with an emphasis on team commitment.