Weekend News Anchor/Reporter
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!

KTVL has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Weekend News Anchor / Reporter, who is an excellent story teller! If you have a great personality and strong storytelling skills, then this is a great opportunity for you! We want someone who has the energy and creativity to do compelling live shots for all platforms. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to shoot and edit video proficiently and meet deadlines. In this role, you will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms, including the internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television. We want a strong team player that will track down stories that are relevant to our viewers and users!

We're are looking for someone who is a self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis. Our anchors are also expected to help mentor and grow younger staff mentors, write and edit copy, and lead the way in digital and social media. We also want someone who will be a presence in our community to represent the station personally and professionally. You will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet and social networks, along with performing other duties as assigned by the news managers. 

Required Skills:

  • Must be a strong writer
  • Sharp wit
  • The ability to work well with others
  • The ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • The ability to work under deadlines and on a flexible schedule that will include evenings and/or weekends is required

Work Experience: 

  • Previous anchoring experience at a television station is preferred
  • At least 1 year of live shot experience is preferred
  • Previous experience working in a team environment is a must

You must have 1-2  years on-air experience. If you have the required experience and skills, please apply online. In addition, include a link of your latest work or send a non-returnable DVD to: 

KTVLNews Director1440 Rossanley DriveMedford, OR 97501

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

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Job Snapshot

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…