Weekend Anchor/Reporter

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

Job Description

WTHR is the #1 TV & Digital station in Indianapolis, IN and we are looking for a dynamic weekend morning anchor and enterprising reporter!  In this role you will be asked to contribute to one of the best storytelling stations in the country.  We need someone who understands that anchoring isn't just about reading and reporting isn't about covering news conferences.  We want a next generation talent to help us reach our audience across all of our platforms.  We are a station built on tradition and culture and we need someone to help lead us into a new era.  


In this role you'll be responsible for co-anchoring 6 hours of weekend morning programming.  You will be expected to take a leadership role in the broadcasts, assisting with the show's planning, creation and writing.  In addition you will contribute content and stories 3 days a week as a general assignment reporter.  That reporting will require establishing sources, breaking news and pitching unique enterprise ideas.  Fill-in anchoring on other shows and during station special coverage is also part of your responsibilities.  You will be expected to establish and maintain social media accounts and populate them with guidance from our digital desk.  Community and promotional appearances may also be a part of your job duties.  ​

Job Requirements

  • ​​​College degree preferred
  • Minimum 2-4 years of previoius reporting, anchoring or fill-in anchoring required
  • Ability to shoot and edit preferred
  • Ability to adapt schedule required
  • Resume reel with current work examples required to be considered



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 www.TEGNA.com.


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.