Resume Skills and Keywords for News Presenter


A news presenter is the voice (radio) or face (TV) of the show. News Presenters welcome the audience to the show, interviews guests, reads news, shares information, reads off autocues, and prompts audience participation. The onus lies on interactively presenting news stories so that viewers or listeners can better understand them. News presenters are employed by media houses or radio stations. 

Skills required for a news presenter role

  • News Research 
  • Story Development
  • Investigation 
  • AP Writing Style
  • Timelines Preparation
  • Public Speaking 
  • Communication 
  • Conducting interviews 
  • Program Setting 

What recruiters look for in a news presenter’s resume: 

  • Top-notch writing, editorial, curation, and editorial skills
  • Ability to explore evidence to determine facts while working on a story
  • Confidence and persistence in tough situations 

What can make your news presenter resume stand out:

A strong summary that demonstrates your skills, experience, and background in journalism

  • Resourceful and competent news anchor. Highly skilled in developing new pieces and appropriately presenting them on the screen. Compelling storyteller with a proven ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds

Targeted job description 

  • Strong skills in researching local community, state, national and international current events
  • Ability to organize the breaking news to present the most interesting aspects first.

Related academic background 

  • Bachelors in Journalism


Sample Resume of News Presenter in Text Format



DIVYANSHI GUPTA

News Presenter

8406766690 | div_gupta@gmail.com | 78/4, Lajpat Nagar, Delhi

SUMMARY

Resourceful and competent news anchor. Highly skilled in developing new pieces and appropriately presenting them on the screen. Compelling storyteller with a proven ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds.

EDUCATION

Jul 2019  | B.A(Hons) Journalism from Hansraj College, University of Delhi

2016 | Higher Secondary from DPS, Mathura Road

EXPERIENCE

Aug 2021 - Aug 2021 Intern (Reporting) - UTV Network, New Delhi

  • Obtained and compiled information from various sources that included local police releases, PR releases, and reports from co-workers in the field.
  • Wrote new stories in AP style from wire copy, field reports, and conducted telephone interviews to obtain information to be used in stories and bytes to be used on air.
  • Performed daily station website maintenance by uploading up to 5 new stories and videos, and cycling out old and irrelevant stories.
  • Assisted in anchoring 8 episodes of the show 'Bulletin' for their channel 'ITv news'.
  • Generated story ideas, cultivated news sources and provided editorial support in coordination with programming directors.

May 2017 - Jul 2017 Intern - Elite Media, Noida

  • Gathered news on current affairs from the right sources.
  • Attended press releases organized by the government and various organisations.
  • Coordinated with the studio and updated them about field work at regular intervals.

SKILLS 

  • News Research 
  • Story Development
  • Investigation 
  • AP Writing Style
  • Timelines Preparation

LANGUAGES 

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Punjabi