AM Traffic Anchor/Mid Day News Anchor

The morning traffic anchor is responsible for delivering traffic and transportation information to viewers on Daybreak newscast; this person will then help prepare news reports and anchor the noon newscast.

Key Activities

  • Gather knowledge of Milwaukee streets, traffic and transportation systems for morning reports.
  • Learn and/or utilize Max Traffic system and have ability to showcase traffic using all tools available, including chroma key, graphics, etc.
  • Anchor the mid-day newscast, Monday through Friday
  • Gather and write news content for multiple platforms, including posting stories on the Internet
  • Report live on location from various news events as needed
  • Research and develop news stories
  • Enterprise content and contribute to station’s content strategy
  • Contribute to station’s social media strategies and utilize social media to best advantage to share information with community
  • Perform various community service activities for station, including performing as master of ceremonies for public service events and as host/hostess for station events
  • Periodically required to drive personal or company vehicle to cover various assignments
  • Perform other duties and be scheduled as needed and assigned

Skills

Education & Experience

  • Bachelors degree in broadcast, journalism or other related field preferred
  • Knowledge of Max Traffic or previous traffic anchoring experience preferred but not required.
  • MMJ skills preferred but not required
Posted on: August 8, 2019

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