AM News Anchor/Producer

Date PostedNovember 09, 2017
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

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!

WSET, the ABC affiliate in Lynchburg, Virginia is looking for an experienced co-anchor for our weekday morning and noon newscasts. Besides anchoring, this position also produces the noon newscast. You must be a newsroom leader who works well with producers and technical staff to craft compelling newscasts. The right candidate will be a dynamic writer and storyteller with a passion for news. High ethical standards and accuracy are a must. You must be able to perform in breaking news situations and be a social media star.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Anchor newscasts as assigned, including engaging in the production process leading up to the newscast.
  • Produce noon newscast.
  • Participate in special event coverage.
  • Participate in station and community events.
  • Write stories and teases as assigned by producers.
  • Participate in daily editorial planning meetings.
  • Engage viewers daily on Facebook, Twitter and other station web and social media platforms.
  • Develop and report on breaking, franchise and sweeps stories.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communicator and leader in the newsroom
  • Have sharp news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well with others
  • Must be able to work in a deadline-oriented environment and be able to react in high pressure situations.
  • At least three-year’s experience as an anchor.

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