News Anchor / Multimedia Journalist
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 5/5/2019

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!

 

KRCR News Channel 7 has an exciting opportunity for a full time News Anchor/Multimedia Journalist to report for our early evening newscasts and co-anchor our late newscasts. The ideal candidate should have experience reporting and anchoring in a professional newsroom. We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with strong writing skills, a sharp wit, and the ability to execute compelling coverage during breaking news events. Our anchors are newsroom leaders with a passion for community involvement and representing KRCR News Channel 7 in the community. 


Required Skills and Duties:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work with show producers on news content and format
  • The ability to work in a team environment
  • The ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Attending community events and making appearances to community groups, schools, colleges on behalf of the station
  • The ability to work under deadlines
  • Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • The ability to adlib during live news events and breaking news situations

Experience:

  • 2-5 years of previous reporting and anchoring experience is required
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Experience writing news stories and producing
  • Experience with live shots, interviews, and package stories

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

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About Us

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! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's 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. . We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…