News Anchor

Job Description

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!

WJLA-TV/NewsChannel 8 is looking for a dynamic full-time Anchor for Good Morning Washington. 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 morning news is mandatory! Our candidate will be someone who embraces social media and knows how to consistently engage with the audience. Collaboration is a big part of this role!

Requirements:

  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Energy & positivity
  • 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
  • Must be able to field anchor
  • The ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling
  • Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule is required


Experience:

  • Previous experience working in a team environment is a must
  • Considerable live shot experience is preferred
  • At least 5 years of on-air/anchoring experience is required
  • Proven social media engagement necessary


This is not an entry-level position. If you have the required experience and skills, please apply online and include a link to your latest work.

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