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Sports Anchor, Albuquerque, NM

Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:52 am
by Jon Chelesnik
KOAT in Albuquerque, NM is looking for a versatile candidate for an exciting new hybrid position that involves anchoring two daily newscasts as a newscaster, and additionally anchoring two daily sports segments as a sportscaster.

Our next anchor will bring the energy of live reporting to our anchor desk. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we’re looking for an anchor who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next anchor will enterprise exclusives, tell compelling stories, and use our multi-venue set to engage with content and our viewers. We are looking this market’s next leader who isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions, and will hold those in power accountable. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who work collaboratively to help mentor and grow producers. Our anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind.

For our sportscasts, our next anchor will break the clichéd local sports model and will break the big sports stories, move beyond the dry press conference sound bites, enterprise compelling human-interest stories, and find the unique angles that will captivate the non-sports fan.

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America.

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Re: Sports Anchor, Albuquerque, NM

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:06 am
by Jon Chelesnik
Does your demo feature the things employers need to see for you to get this job? STAA members should visit the STAA Members site. In the Improve My Job Market Approach column, click on Demos.

Re: Sports Anchor, Albuquerque, NM

Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:10 am
by Jon Chelesnik
Interestingly, the KOAT website doesn't currently list any sports staffers.