The average salary for a Morning Anchor is $57,113.
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Job Description for Morning Anchor
Morning anchors generally work for television stations and deliver the morning news. Though their actual on-air time is often brief, their off-air duties may be very challenging and time-consuming. Morning anchors work with reporters in order to gather and present news. Generally, a degree in journalism or a related field is required for this position, as morning anchors are often responsible for writing and researching stories with or without the aid of reporters and outside parties. It is oft…Read more
Morning Anchor Tasks
- Present both live and pre-recorded daily news stories in a professional manner on television.
- Send timely updates via social media to engage the viewing audience and keep them informed.
- Venture into the field to cover live events and unfolding stories as they happen.
- Cover breaking news stories in real time and follow along with updates.
- Research and develop news stories from the idea stages to a written script.
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Skills in Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Editing, Technical Writing, Video Editing and Social Media Optimization.
Pay by Experience Level for Morning Anchor
An early career Morning Anchor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,557 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Morning Anchor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,695 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Morning Anchor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,908 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,908.
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