• Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


Morning Anchor/Reporter

A morning anchor chair has opened on the news set at WANE-TV, the news leader in Indiana’s 2nd largest city, Fort Wayne. This is a rare opportunity for the right person to take a frontline role for the station and newsroom.

Our award winning, top-rated news operation seeks a news anchor who is passionate about daily news content, breaking news, special projects, news priorities, all digital options, community events, and our brand: “Coverage You Can Count On”.

Brief description of duties & responsibilities:

  • Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.
  • Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
  • Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
  • Acts as a field reporter as assigned.
  • Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.
  • Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Edits video clips and shoots video when assigned.
  • Writes content for the website and other digital platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.


Work experience required for position:

  • Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers, and issues.
  • Experience guiding, directing, leading by example, and motivating others.
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.


Special Skills Required:

  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Superior on-air presence.

If you possess these skills and are willing to make a commitment to WANE-TV and northeast Indiana, then you should apply on-line at:  https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar.  

Please upload cover letter, resume and examples of your work.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting or anchoring. (More or less depending on market size.)


Apply on-line at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar.

Please upload cover letter, resume and examples of your work.


Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar