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Morning News Anchor/Producer

Sinclair Broadcast Group Johnstown, PA Full-Time
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Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJAC-TV, in Johnstown, PA, is looking for a full-time Morning Anchor/Producer for our 6:30 a.m. news share newscast on WATM-TV. In this role, you will produce and anchor the 1/2 hour newscast on ABC. The ideal candidate will be a leader and active participant in the newsroom, highly engaged with a large morning team producing content on 3 networks and digital platforms.

In addition to being an outstanding journalist with a great personality, you need to be a team leader. Our anchors are leaders who participate in the planning of our shows and produce content regularly. A passion for winning news is a must! We're also looking for someone who is a self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis.  Collaboration is a big part of this role! This position calls for a fully engaged anchor who comes in every day with enterprise story ideas and who is ready to jump in and write scripts, post content to our multiple digital platforms, and help out wherever needed. The ideal candidate is someone who can generate original content that impacts our community on a daily basis. 

Required Skills: 

  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess a positive attitude
  • The ability to execute during breaking news events and add context
  • Must be a team leader that works well with others
  • A self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis
  • The ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling
  • The ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule is required
  • Recognize and embrace an anchor's newsroom leadership responsibilities

Required Experience:

  • Considerable live shot experience is a must
  • Previous experience working in a team environment is a must
  • Experience with iNEWS and Avid Editing a plus
  • Must have 1-2 years of on-air experience as an anchor or live anchoring experience in a competitive college program

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

 

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