Evening News Anchor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Tri Cities,TN-VA

Sinclair Broadcast Group

DESCRIPTION

WCYB/WEMT is seeking a dynamic News Anchor for our evening newscast! 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 WCYB/WEMT social media pages.


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REQUIREMENTS

WCYB/WEMT is looking for a dynamic full-time News Anchor. In addition to being an outstanding journalist with a great personality, you need to be a team leader. A competitive passion to win and openness to innovation is mandatory! In addition to studio anchoring, you will be field-anchoring and turning original story content for our newscasts on a regular basis. 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 on-air delivery
  • Strong writing skills and news judgment
  • Sharp video shooting and editing skills
  • Exemplary communication skills

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • You must have at least 3 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
  • Ability to copy edit, proofread and review news scripts for broadcast
  • Strong editorial judgment and a proven ethical foundation
  • Must be active on social media and digital platforms
  • Ability to represent the station as a “Brand Ambassador” at community and promotional events
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

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


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Sinclair Broadcast Group

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