News Anchor

Date PostedOctober 11, 2017
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WGXA has an exciting opportunity for a full time News Anchor for our evening and nightly shows. The ideal candidate should have considerable news anchoring experience. We are looking for a strong writer, someone with sharp wit, ability to execute during breaking news events, a newsroom leader and someone with a passion for community involvement and representing WGXA in the community.

Required Skills:

  • Writing news, anchoring and producing
  • Excellent communication skills and working in a team environment
  • Ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Ability to work under deadlines
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Leadership abilities
  • Ability to adlib during different news events and breaking news situations

Experience:

  • 2-5 years of previous anchoring experience is required
  • Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Reporting and anchoring from the field, experience with live shots, interviews, and package stories
  • Work with show producers on news content and format
  • Attending community events and making appearances to community groups, schools, colleges on behalf of the station

Job Duties:

  • Anchor assigned newscasts
  • Deliver scripted and ad-lib material with energy, professionalism and personality
  • Work with and guide reporters and producers in newscast production
  • Maintain active daily presence on social media which engages with audience
  • Ability to enterprise stories
  • Possess the highest journalistic integrity and ethical standards

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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