KAVU-TV 25NewsNow, a Morgan Murphy Media company and the ABC affiliate in Victoria, Texas is a family-owned, people-first newsroom. Community is at the core of what we do and who we are. We believe it is our duty to inform and inspire.

About this opportunity:

KAVU-TV has an opening for a weekend news anchor/MSJ responsible for producing and anchoring our four weekend newscasts. This is a great opportunity for a reporter who is ready to begin an anchoring career. As the weekend producer and anchor, you will work with a team to create fast-paced, informative, and compelling newscasts. You must be an experienced, enthusiastic news producer who knows how to capture an audience. The weekend shows are a great opportunity to do it all. Attention to detail using AP style, excellent writing skills and solid journalistic judgment are vital. Victoria is midway between Corpus Christi and Houston.

What you’ll do:

  • Produce, write, and coordinate coverage for daily newscasts and CrossroadsToday.com
  • Develop story ideas; shoot, edit and write local news stories for TV and website
  • Make multiple coverage decisions based on the content gathered locally
  • Produce stories that our target audience will find valuable and relevant to their lives
  • Publish content and generate story ideas through social media sites
  • Write stories using ABC and CNN feeds, AP wires and online resources
  • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws
  • Complete work as assigned by the news director

What you’ll bring:

  • Minimum two years of experience as a multimedia journalist, anchor, or producer
  • Four-year degree in journalism, communications, or equivalent field preferred
  • Ability to present news stories professionally from a TV studio
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
  • Leadership experience in a news organization
  • Working knowledge of newsroom software, camera equipment and editing systems
  • Ability to be self-motivated and highly organized
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to lift up to 15 lbs. and to sit, walk or stand for long periods of time

What KAVU-TV offers:

  • We’re a dynamic and progressive family-owned business that values our employees, our family-oriented culture, and our community
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off (vacation, sick, personal, holidays)