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Anchors are also known as newscasters and deliver news stories to a TV station's audience. Usual activities of an Anchor include reporting from the job, appearing on-air, writing and editing news, delivering newscasts, performing research, and conducting interviews. Based on our collection of resume samples, Anchors should demonstrate excellent speaking skills, accuracy, fast thinking, writing abilities, and media ethics. Eligible resumes make display of a Bachelor's Degree in journalism or a similar field. Previous experience as a correspondent represents an advantage.

1

Main Anchor

Served as main evening anchor and delivered the 5pm, 6pm 7pm and 10pm live broadcast.

  • Coached and mentored young reporter and helped develop exciting and engaging new stories.
  • Worked flawlessly with multiple field reported to convey live breaking news.
  • Spontaneously formulated pertinent interview questions and communicated important current and dynamic news events to our viewers in a timely and effective manner.
  • Participated in numerous community and local outreach events in order to both engage the community and to positively represent the broadcasting networks and the station
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Mass Communication
2

Sports Reporter/weekend Anchor

Excelled as a multimedia journalist for the number one station in the state of Montana

  • Reported, shot, edited and presented the biggest sporting events in the state.
  • Gained valuable experience on desk and producing/writing as the weekend anchor, and fill in weekly anchor for nearly two years.
  • Polished my skills as a story-teller, as well as creatively find stories and angles to make my content truly unique and engaging.
  • Personable with the subjects I'm reporting on, and always looked to tell the fair and honest story, no matter how difficult questioning or subject matter could be.
  • Became a staple in the community by volunteering for events, emceeing dinners, and happily stopping to talk to anyone who recognized me in public.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Journalism And Technical Communication
3

Anchor / Director

Created and co-directed a new webseries under Aggie Studios production called [company name]. Supervised a team of 13 over Asana to produce the series and create the pilot episode. Led weekly meetings.

  • Sourced and wrote stories to be covered on the show. Conducted interviews and research.
  • Crafted a personable, identifiable "anchor" character for delivering news, discussions, and other information, and worked with other anchors to form an entertaining team dynamic for audiences. Utilized improvisation heavily.
  • Wrote a "skeleton" script template for all episodes and drafted segment names. Never missed a deadline.
  • Worked on finding sponsors and advertising for our show, and designed "service packages" for our clients with the Financial Team.
  • Aided the Social Media Team in planning outreach. Drafted action plans to spread the word about Aggie Studios and [company name], updated our social media and publicity to become more accessible and aesthetic, and actively pushed our information to the public.
  • Negotiated additional positions needed for the entirety of the season and recruited talent. Trained and helped new team members understand their duties.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
English
4

Anchor/reporter

Expert in effectively communicating LIVE news and relaying information to the public

  • Station Representative/ Spokesperson
  • Weekday Solo Noon Anchor
  • Executive produced broadcast to ensure accuracy
  • Developed stories, cultivated sources & reported live for 5 & 6 pm newscasts
  • Created, produced and hosted lifestyle segments
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Mass Media
5

Sports Producer/anchor/reporter

Lead producer for daily KPIX sports programming as well as specials both in studio and on location.

  • Departments #3 sports anchor and reporter.
  • Assistant Producer for KPIX game coverage of San Francisco 49ers preseason football.
  • Line produced three half hour specials per week; 49ers Preview, 49ers Press Pass and Gameday. Lead producer, Oakland Raiders 5th Quarter post-game show.
  • Wrote, edited, booked guests, coordinated feeds, live remotes, travel plans and credential requests as needed.
  • 2008 Emmy-Award Winner: Best Sports Feature - Producer/Editor
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Media Arts / Communications
6

Sports Anchor / Media Relations

Multimedia journalist: individual daily execution of writing, shooting video and editing stories.

  • Created Web based programming for coverage of Arizona State Football and Basketball Teams.
  • Media relations coordinator for Special Events coverage.
  • Implemented social media to expand news coverage to various platforms
  • Station community liaison and spokesperson for Arizona Sports Teams.
  • Communicated live reports covering MLB, NASCAR, NBA, NFL, NHL, PGA, AFL and more.
  • Fill-in Anchor, wrote and edited conversational / AP Style scripts to captivate audience.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Journalism
7

Primary Anchor

Researched, wrote, edited, and delivered news to 300,000 households

  • Delivered difficult information with calm and professional demeanor
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams
  • Presented in high-stress, unpredictable environments to diverse audiences
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Broadcast Journalism
8

Anchor

Co-anchored 30 minute newscasts

  • Edited and prepared scripts 2 hours prior to newscast
  • Pulled and posted clips from previous broadcasts to [company name] website
  • Managed content on [company name] Facebook and YouTube page
  • Updated stories on air with additional, developing information in final block of newscast
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Journalism
9

VIDEO JOURNALIST, ANCHOR

Responsible for writing, reporting, shooting, editing news stories and pitching story ideas on a daily
basis while meeting deadlines

  • Acted as fill-in anchor and producer for weekend and midday shows
  • Filmed sporting events, edited, produced and anchored sports
  • Enhanced strong writing, organization and multi-tasking skills
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Mass Communications And Journalism
Television Production, Film
10

Reporter/anchor

Presented local news and feature reports on both local and national news programs.

  • Regularly featured in state-wide newscasts
  • Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging stories within tight deadlines.
  • Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research.
  • Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform viewers.
  • Acted as lead anchor, co-anchor and weekend anchor for WOWK.
  • Covered breaking news daily.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Journalism

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