Morning News Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

Posted On: November 14, 2018
Station/Company: KTVL Sinclair Broadcasting
Location: Medford, Oregon
Hours: Full Time


Job Summary

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!
KTVL, in Medford Oregon, has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Morning News Anchor/Multimedia Journalist. The ideal candidate will be a newsroom leader with exceptional skills at handling live breaking news. We are live on TV, as well as online and on Facebook every morning, so we are looking for an anchor who has a strong understanding of social media and its value. 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.

Job Responsibilities:
Morning anchoring responsibilities include:
• Anchoring a 2-hour morning show (5A-7A) and a half-hour noon newscast
• May also be asked to help produce those newscasts
• Posting to the web and social media platforms on a daily basis is also required
• Reporting, shooting, and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned
• You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television

Requirements:

Requirements and Qualifications include:
• Excellent writing skills
• The ability to work well with others
• Must maintain an active presence on social media platforms and be involved in community events
• Must deliver scripted material and ad-lib situations with energy, personality, and professionalism
• Must understand the importance of digital and social media inside a newscast
• Strong journalistic and ethical skill sets
• A proven leader and outstanding newsroom citizen
• A strong writer
• Sharp wit
• The ability to work 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
• Exemplary communication skills
• The ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule is required

Required Experience:
• Previous experience working in a team environment is a must
• Live shot experience is preferred
• 1 to 2 years of on-air broadcast experience as an anchor and/or reporter

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How to Apply

Contact: Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

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Expiration: December 12, 2018