Breaking News/Traffic Anchor

Columbia, SC
Posted: 2019-02-06

Description:

WACH FOX-TV, in Columbia, SC, is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Breaking News/Traffic Anchor to join our exceptional news team. The Breaking News/Traffic Anchor is responsible for producing and anchoring traffic and breaking news during our morning newscast. This person also would be working as a multimedia journalist after the newscast. This position is for a self-starter who’s passionate about journalism and ready to step up to the next level.

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!

 

 

Responsibilities:

Skills:

·         Exceptional handling of live breaking news

·         A strong writer

·         Solid news judgment

·         Outstanding editorial skills

·         The ability to work well with others

·         A self-starter and who can generate story ideas on a daily basis

·         The ability to be a command presence on the desk and in the field

·         Exemplary communication skills

·         The ability to work under deadlines

·         Proven leader and outstanding newsroom citizen

·         Appear on behalf of the station at public events

·         A strong understanding of social media

·         Experience with live shots is required

·         Experience with Live-U is a plus

Requirements:

Experience:

·         Considerable live breaking news demonstrated on their reel and live commercial television experience

·         A minimum of 2 years of reporting experience is required

Contact:

When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to:

Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

WACH Fox, Attn: News Director,  1400 Pickens Street,  Suite 600,  Columbia, SC  29201

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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