Full Time Job

Breaking News Anchor / MMJ

WCSC

Charleston, SC 08-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About WCSC:

Would you like to work for the #1 station in a city consistently named by T+L as one of the best cities in the world? WCSC in Charleston, South Carolina has been the dominant #1 station in the market since sign-on in 1953. The world-famous food scene, high-tech growth and hot real estate makes Charleston one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. Manufacturing jobs at Boeing, Mercedes and Volvo and the world-class medical community continue to make the Lowcountry a destination market. WCSC Live 5 is committed to serving the Lowcountry with breaking news, weather and investigative journalism and is the most recognized and awarded news team in the market. Learn more about WCSC Live 5 at Live5News.com

Job Summary/Description:

Live 5 is looking for a Breaking News Anchor/ MMJ for our Emmy award winning morning newscast. News moves at the speed of light in the Charleston market. Our next first alert anchor should be a strong reporter who thrives on breaking news. The breaking news anchor is the primary fill in for our morning news anchors. After our morning show ends, our breaking news anchor will be an integral part of our investigative team, turning hard news promotable stories for our newscast. This position isn't expected to do day turn reporting, but needs to be a strong journalist who can enterprise hard news content.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:
- Tracking breaking news on the local, regional and national level
- Live reporting from our first alert center
- Shooting, writing & editing hard news promotable stories for evening newscasts
- Fill in anchoring as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:

Ideal candidate should have at least two years' experience as an MMJ for a broadcast news station or news website. The successful applicant's background must include, at minimum, a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field. You must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing and social media. You MUST provide a link to your resume reel.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0n991-34-239-177-24-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WCSC

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.