Anchor/ Reporter-12605

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




At KING 5 we Stand for Truth. We are looking for a Weekend Evening Anchor/ Reporter who can dig for answers and tell stories of the Pacific Northwest through the voices of our diverse community.

This person must be able to jump from politics and transit stories to issues about the local economy and environment. Show us how you can hold the powerful accountable! The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of strong journalism leadership from the desk and the field. We want a person who is creative and courageous when it comes to creating innovative storytelling content on digital and TV.

Covering breaking news is part of the job, but we want an anchor/reporter who can look beyond the headlines to pitch enterprise stories on a broad range of relevant news topics that serve our audience.


In This Role, You Will:

  • Anchor weekend evening newscasts and fill in during the week as needed
  • Investigate leads and tips, conduct interviews, research stories, write and edit news stories.
  • Voice and front stories for all platforms
  • Create web content, meet publication or broadcast deadlines, and report on newsworthy events.
  • Collaborate with KING’s award-winning photojournalists on storytelling projects for digital and broadcast.
  • Maintain story calendar and pitch impactful, newscast-leading stories.




Job Qualifications:

  • At least three years’ experience as an anchor or reporter in a large broadcast market or at least five years’ experience in a mid- or small market.
  • Must be to able research, write, and front creative stories on tight deadlines.
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Ability to work mornings, nights and weekend shifts

Additional or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.
  • Active presence on social media.
  • Fluency in a second language is a plus.

Compensation and Benefits

We are offering a competitive salary along with benefits such as paid time away from work, 401K, paid parental leave, fertility and family planning care, adoption assistance, tuition assistance and student loan refinancing.

This position is full-time, salaried, and SAF-AFTRA union.

We are an equal opportunity employer

There's one more, very important thing. We are an equal opportunity employer. We search for amazing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We take care of each other to create an inclusive work environment where we love to come to work every day.



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit


TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.


EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.