Sunrise Anchor/Journalist

Date Posted: 9/6/2020

Job Description

13 News Sunrise, the news leader for all of Central Indiana, is seeking a dynamic, difference making anchor/journalist for our #1 weekday morning newscast. This is a position for a true team leader in morning news from 4-7am.  The person for this job will do whatever it takes to deliver urgency, energy and personality. The ideal candidate will have the ability to go beyond just “reading” the news and will present the news of the day in a conversational and engaging tone.



The candidate must be able to work overnights, starting at 2am most mornings.  Candidate would be responsible for working with the EP and producers to plan, write and execute three hours of on-air content from 4-7am.  In addition, there will be additional assignments as pertains to all of our social and digital platforms.  The successful candidate will also be required to turn at least one piece of specialized content per week for the Sunrise shows.  There will be occasional anchor fill-in work on other shows in other dayparts as well and participation in all large station events.


Job Requirements


  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and have a minimum of 5-years’ experience in medium-large markets.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate strong news judgment on and off the desk and be able to connect regularly with an audience on digital platforms as well.
  • We are also looking for a candidate who has a strong track record in reporting on daily news assignments and shows proficiency in generating sources and content.



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Snapshot

About Us

TEGNA Inc. is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programing and reach more than 87 million television homes. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service.