Morning 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!

WPMI-TV is looking for a dynamic News Anchor to lead our morning newscast. The candidate must have strong editorial judgement. The successful candidate will have a commanding presence for our morning and noon broadcasts. In this role, you will provide content for our broadcast and digital platforms, as well as maintain a robust presence on WPMI's social media pages.

Required Skills :

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Work with show producers on News Content and Format.
  • A strong writer
  • Outstanding editorial skills
  • The ability to work well with others
  • The ability to be a command presence on the desk and in the field
  • Proven leader and outstanding newsroom citizen
  • Appear on behalf of the station at public events
  • A strong understanding of social media

Required Experience :

  • Previous anchoring experience at a commercial television station is required
  • Candidate must have 3 years on-air experience
  • Considerable live shot experience is a must
  • The ability to multitask and deliver news under pressure in live situations in both newscasts and other programming
  • Exceptional written communications skills using a conversational writing style
  • Strong editorial judgment and a proven ethical foundation

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