News Anchor
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 12/9/2019

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!

WCIV, in beautiful Charleston, SC, has a rare opening for a main anchor. We are looking for someone with solid experience both on the desk and in field, the ability to flawlessly adlib in breaking news situation, who has a hearty work ethic, someone with a positive-can-do attitude and a great personality, who knows the news and is able to balance a lot of demands. Our anchors are expected to anchor the news and report the big stories from the field, but not just in front of the camera. We have built a solid, winning digitally diverse team and the right candidate will be an integral part of that as well. We need someone willing to help mentor and grow producers who are just starting their career. 

Your reports are not limited to in front of the camera, but also abcnews4.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, our partners at Cumulus, and Alexa.

Required Skills:

  • The ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Copy edit scripts for accuracy
  • The ability to make solid editorial decisions
  • The ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule that will include evenings and/or weekends is required

Experience:

  • Previous anchoring experience is required
  • The ideal candidate should have considerable live shot experience
  • Must have 5-7 years of anchoring experience
  • Previous experience working in a team environment is a must

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…