News Anchor
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

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/KCVU, in Redding/Chico, is searching for an energetic and engaging evening news anchor. The ideal candidate will be a newsroom leader who thrives on breaking news, field anchoring, and winning the big story. Our anchors also help mentor and grow younger staff, write and edit copy and lead the way in digital and social media. 

Requirements and Qualifications include:

  • Exceptional handling of live breaking news
  • Strong writing skills for broadcast and web
  • Outstanding editorial skills
  • Sharp wit and positive energy
  • 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
  • A proven leader and outstanding newsroom citizen
  • Maintains active presence on social media platforms
  • Delivers scripted material and ad-lib situations with energy, personality, and professionalism
  • Understands the importance of digital and social media inside a newscast
  • Strong journalistic and ethical skill sets
  • The ability to coach and lead staff

Required Experience:

  • At least 2 years of previous anchoring experience
  • A degree in journalism is related field is preferred, but equivalent experience will also be considered

 

 

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…