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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

News Anchor - Reporter (Weekends)

Publishing and Broadcasting

News Anchor

No

Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

WWMT has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Weekend News Anchor / Reporter. In this role, you will be required to produce daily content on multiple platforms including the internet and social networks, along with performing other duties as assigned by the news managers. We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, research it, write it with an edge, and use strong storytelling and production to make it impactful and memorable. It is important to have strong writing skills and to have knowledge of current events. Dynamic live television and storytelling skills are a must. Although you will often work with a photographer, you need to be able to shoot, write and edit stories, or be open to learning these new skills.

Skills and Experience:

  • A self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis
  • Ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in storytelling
  • Produce daily news stories for multiple platforms
  • Exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to write in a conversational style
  • Strong editorial judgment and a proven ethical foundation
  • Ability to shoot, write and edit stories
  • Ability to maintain an active social media presence to build your brand and solicit original story ideas

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Previous anchoring experience is preferred
  • A minimum of one year of on-air experience
  • Live shot experience is preferred
  • Must be able to work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Collaborate with all members of the news team

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

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