Full Time Job

News Anchor

WCSC

Charleston, SC 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
News Anchor - WCSC

NEWS ANCHOR (MORNING) - WCSC

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:

Seeking an engaging, energetic morning news anchor to join our team. We are looking for a journalist who is determined to help our station win on every platform every single day. An experienced anchor/reporter who is determined to find hard news lead stories. A strong journalist who also will also report on some of the biggest stories in the state. We are looking for someone who already knows how to work a beat and develop sources. This anchor will be a big part of our investigative unit and will be expected to turn promotable special reports. Investigative reporting experience is a strong plus.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Anchoring newscasts as assigned
- Live reporting daily for multiple newscasts
- Shooting, writing, editing & running your own live shots
- Ability to work well under strict deadline pressure
- Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Ideal candidate should have at least 5 years experience as an anchor 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. A driver's license and good driving record is required. You MUST provide a link to your resume reel.

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk9j58-44-201-94-72-42 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.