Anchor / MMJ

Employer WQRF FOX 39 and WTVO Channel 17
Location Rockford, IL
Type Full time
Apply by Not specified
Posted on September 14, 2023


WQRF FOX 39 and WTVO Channel 17 in Rockford, Illinois is seeking a full-time News Anchor/MMJ

The News Anchor/MMJ serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers.

  • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
  • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories daily
  • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms
  • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
  • Gather and verify information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.
  • Build network of sources who supply information that allows the Company to stay ahead of its competitors
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Acts as a field reporter as assigned
  • Produce Newscasts


Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education

    • Anchoring or reporting experience required
    • Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation
    • Strong reporting skill


      • Understand importance of social media
      • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills
      • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel
      • Operate newsroom computer systems

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Job Req #:
REQ #27185