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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Weekend Morning News Anchor/Reporter

Publishing and Broadcasting

News Anchor


Bristol, Virginia, United States

WCYB/WEMT has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Weekend Morning News Anchor/Reporter. In this role, you will be required to produce daily content on a variety of 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 TV 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. This position also requires producing a one-hour live weekend newscast, along with editing associated video elements that are included in the broadcast.

Skills and Experience:

  • A self-starter who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis
  • Ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in storytelling
  • Exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to maintain an active social media presence to build your brand and solicit original story ideas
  • The ability to craft a newscast rundown and execute all elements of producing including, writing, editing, and proofreading scripts and copy
  • Ability to effectively communicate with technical director regarding newscast production elements and logistics

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Previous anchoring experience is required
  • Must have at least one year of on-air experience
  • Live shot experience is required
  • Ability to craft, write, edit, and execute all newscast production elements in a live broadcast environment
  • Must be able to respond effectively to breaking and developing news situations, including posting content on all platforms.
  • Previous experience working in a team environment is a must
  • Must be willing to work irregular hours, including weekends, early mornings, and some holidays

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!