Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a television news anchor (tv news anchor).

A Television News Anchor (TV News Anchor) is liable for delivering news stories to the broadcasting station's audience. This post is also known as newscasters, new analysts or news anchors.

The primary duties of this post are broadcasting news stories, doing onsite reporting, gather information and write new stories, editing and rewriting news stories to ensure they are accurate and fit within the time and space allotments, research current events happening in the local community and state as well as international, determine which stories are worth reporting, organizing stories so they can start with the most pertinent pieces first, introduce news correspondent that are reporting on the scene, ask relevant questions that the public may need to know, engaging the community in commentary about various issues, conducting interviews.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Develop a ?to do list? plan that will be a guide in carrying out work related tasks.

Handle work by first handing the highly important tasks to minimize confusion

[employee comments goal]

To have a proper to-do list to help me carry out tasks in the right manner.

Learn new ways and skills of prioritizing work to achieve high results.

[employee comments goal]

Adapt to new technology and innovative ways of using it to solve problems.

Show enough willingness, determination, and initiative, always to find solutions to any problem.

[employee comments goal]

Share one's knowledge and skills with colleagues and devise simple solutions to help them achieve their goals or perform tasks

Get a mentor, who has been doing what one is currently doing or has been through what one is experiencing, to offer advice and career coaching

[employee comments goal]

Begin discussions with questions that require group members to evaluate or analyze rather than those that just check for understanding

Answer all emails from group members in a timely manner or assign someone to do it if one is not in a position to

[employee comments goal]

Seek to improve that which does not please the supervisors

Set daily targets and ensure they are completed before the close of each working day

[employee comments goal]

Plan each day ahead and have all the goals written down

Negotiate with each other before making major decisions that will affect others

[employee comments goal]

Carefully consider the feedback provided by supervisors and works on the weak areas

Go for coaching or training every time the business provides it

[employee comments goal]

Make sure to do things early enough and refrain from blaming others when one is unable to meet deadlines

Take regular breaks between tasks in order to refresh own mind and get ready to handle the next task

[employee comments goal]

Use technology to automate important aspects of a project such as a project's status reporting in order to increase productivity

Look for costs that can be reduced or eliminated without hurting the company's operations

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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