How to Become a News Anchor

News Anchor Job Description

Television news anchors evaluate news leads in order to find those that will create informative and compelling stories. 



News Anchor Job Duties

  • Evaluate news leads
  • Authenticate information by conducting interviews, research and observation
  • Prepare compelling and informative articles based on acquired information
  • Liaise with producers, writers and editors in order to refine story and ensure it complies with station policies and standards
  • Use outstanding communication skills to present news stories
  • May supply editorial commentary regarding stories



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