Morning News Anchor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
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Sinclair Broadcast Group


KBAK/KBFX is looking for an energetic, engaging, and personable anchor to help lead our growing audience in the mornings on our 41/2-hour morning newscast.



Are you a morning person? Do you love waking up with the sun and keeping viewers in the know? KBAK/KBFX Eyewitness has an opening for you. We are looking for an energetic, engaging, and personable anchor to help lead our growing audience in the mornings on our 41/2-hour morning newscast. The successful candidate is a team player and leader with excellent interviewing skills, and a proven ability to skillfully ad-lib in any live situation. As the morning anchor team leader, you should understand that the job doesn’t end when we're off the air. Must be able to engage the audience in an authentic way as someone the audience loves watching and wants to watch on a regular basis. To be successful in this role, you need to demonstrate poise and presence on camera while practicing strong journalism skills through every step of the newscast-producing process. This is NOT a position for someone just starting their career. This is NOT for someone who just wants to read copy on camera. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Must be able to present news under pressure, during live newscasts as well as outside regularly scheduled newscasts.
  • Gathering information, writing, and editing newsworthy content including covering breaking/spot news, general news, and feature stories.
  • Work with the producer to find engaging topics for conversation during the newscast.
  • Writing web stories, headlines, and news updates.
  • Fill-in anchoring duties on other newscasts as needed.
  • Develop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local news stories.
  • MMJ field work, as needed.
  • Perform various community service activities for the station, including attending community events, performing as master of ceremonies for public service events, and as host/hostess for station events.


  • Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience.
  • Minimum two years' experience in news reporting or anchoring. (More or less depending on market size.)
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines.

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

The base salary compensation range for this role is $55,000 to $65,000. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates’ relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave and employee stock purchase plan.

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over the air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.



Sinclair Broadcast Group