• Full Time
  • Anywhere




WBIR is a news leader in the market, looking for an experienced, engaging and enterprising journalist to join our team as an Anchor and Multi-Skilled Journalist! We’re looking for a passionate storyteller and team player who understands anchoring isn’t just about reading scripts and reporting isn’t just covering news conferences and what’s written in the paper. We’re looking for a strong enterprise storyteller and team player that understands how to connect on all platforms.

Our ideal candidate is a digitally savvy team member who can create innovative content for our community. In this role, you’ll be responsible for anchoring weekend morning newscasts and reporting during the week. The reporting and anchoring will both require establishing sources, pitching unique enterprise story ideas, strong writing and news judgement skills. You’ll also be required to engage with the community both through your social media accounts and at community outreach events.


  • Anchor newscasts and report as assigned
  • Generate unique, compelling and innovative story and show ideas and content for all platforms
  • Have strong, captivating and authentic writing style
  • Be able to shoot, write and edit packages
  • Present news in a conversational, engaging way and be able to adlib with professionalism and accuracy
  • Work as a member of a team to create fast-paced and informative content
  • Have an excellent grasp of social media for news gathering and distribution and for community engagement
  • Cultivate diverse sources and contacts within the community
  • Contribute to multiple platforms on a daily basis, including images, packages, articles and social media posts


1-3 years



  • Degree in journalism or mass communications
  • Past anchoring and MSJ/MMJ experience
  • Strong journalistic ethics
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and with a flexible schedule
  • Be able to manage both long-term and short-term projects
  • Experience with ENPS and Edius a plus


TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% – 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

*Union employees should refer to their collective bargaining agreement for details specific to their benefits.


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 http://www.TEGNA.com.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email [email protected] 





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