Weekend Morning Anchor/MMJ

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


KSNW is looking for an experienced journalist to join our team as a weekend morning co-anchor. We are looking for an individual who is a team player, strong writer, and eager to contribute to the overall growth of the newsroom. The anchor/MMJ will play an active role in the weekend morning shows and news development. Three days a week, you’ll be expected to pitch day-turn stories and report, write, shoot, edit, and perform live shots as a reporter/MMJ for our daily newscasts. The ideal candidate should have the ability to enterprise relevant, unique, broad-appeal content every day. An ethical journalist with strong storytelling skills and a desire to be an active member of the newsroom and the Wichita community will thrive in this position! 

If you’ve never been to Wichita, it is a hidden gem! This underrated city boasts affordable cost of living, friendly people, great restaurants, up and coming arts and culture scene and very little traffic.


Minimum 2 years’ experience in news reporting; regular or fill-in anchoring experience also required.


The Weekend Morning News Anchor/MMJ presents, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

  • Gathers and presents accurate and interesting information for news stories and other content for all platforms.
  • Evaluates news leads and tips to develop story ideas. Gathers and verifies accurate information about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation.
  • 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.
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
  • Presents compelling, clear, creative and accurate live shots.
  • 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.
  • Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

 Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Fluency in English, bilingual in Spanish a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Excellent news judgment with knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers, and issues.
  • Proficiency with newsroom computer systems, editing, camera equipment, computers, telephones, 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.

Provide resume and digital reel when applying.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: High-stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures.  A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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