News Anchor

Date PostedNovember 22, 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!

WKEF ABC22 / WRGT Fox45 is looking for an energetic, experienced anchor for our fast growing weekday newscasts. This is not a job for someone who just wants to read the news. We want a self-motivated person who comes to work every day with enterprise story ideas.

Required Skills:

  • The ability to connect with viewers both on-air and on social media platforms
  • Proven track record of strong writing, storytelling and live reporting skills
  • A passion for social media. We are looking for someone who has an aggressive but; smart approach with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat; someone who know how to engage their followers
  • Strong and fast writer and copy editor
  • Ability to come to work every day with enterprise story ideas
  • Ability to work under deadlines
  • Leadership abilities
  • Capable of ad libbing during breaking news or when field anchoring
  • Someone who will ensure all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Good collaborative and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Experience:

  • Must have at least three years of experience as a reporter, followed by three years of anchoring experience
  • Experience in a variety of anchor/host scenarios, including studio, remotes, specials, etc.

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

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