||November 21, 2019
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!
WRSP FOX Illinois in Springfield, IL is seeking a dynamic News Anchor for our 5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. newscasts. The person we are seeking to join our on-air team will bring a unique combination of journalistic and broadcasting skills. In this role, you will provide content for our local broadcast and digital platforms, as well as maintain a robust presence on WRSP/WICS social media pages.
In addition to being an outstanding journalist with a great personality, you need to be a team leader. Our anchors are leaders who participate in the planning of our shows and produce content regularly. A competitive passion to win and openness to innovation is mandatory! Our winning candidate will be someone who embraces social media and knows how to consistently engage with the audience. Collaboration is a big part of this role!
The ideal candidate will have:
- Strong Leadership skills
- Smooth/pleasant delivery
- Strong writing skills and news judgment
- Exemplary communication skills
Requirements and Qualifications:
- You must have at least 2 years of on-air experience
- Live commercial television experience is a must
- Strong "in-the-field and live" skills
- Exceptional written communications skills using a conversational writing style
- Strong editorial judgment and a proven ethical foundation
This is not an entry-level position - previous on-air experience presenting News information is required. If you have the required experience and skills please apply online and include a link to your latest work or send a non-returnable DVD to:
Attn: News Director
2680 E. Cook St.
Springfield, IL 62703
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
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