Full Time Job

Main News Anchor

WIBW

Topeka, KS 07-13-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Main News Anchor - WIBW

About WIBW:

WIBW TV has served Northeast Kansas for nearly 70 years and has a long tradition of excellence. A CBS affiliate, WIBW is located in Topeka, the Capital city of Kansas. Along with consistently high news ratings, we have the #1 website in the market and deliver strong results to our advertisers. Our market is often driven by weather, dating back to the devastating tornado that struck Topeka in 1966. In addition, we are situated between two Big 12 schools, and a short drive away from the Kansas City professional teams. WIBW-TV was the first television station in NE Kansas and continues to produce the best in news, weather, and sports reporting today.

Job Summary/Description:

For the first time in 22 years, WIBW TV is in search of a major News anchor. We are looking for a candidate who has strong journalistic credentials, a solid news background, with writing and reporting experience. Candidates must have the ability to multi-task, must be personable and be ready to be involved in the community. We are looking for someone who is a team player, willing to jump in and help whenever needed. Our main anchors must be willing and able to mentor to young staffers, many of whom will be in their first job out of college. 13 News is the #1 station in Northeast Kansas, a broadcast and digital news leader reaching a potential audience of 400,000 viewers in the 17-county viewing area.

Candidates must have TV News Anchoring experience, be excellent writers and have reporting capability. Applicants must be personable, willing to be involved in the community. Candidates must have a team mentality, a multi-tasker who can step in to help when needed. Applicants with at least seven years of television news anchor experience are encouraged to apply.
*** Please note, the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above ***

Qualifications/Requirements:
• College degree preferred but demonstrated news experience considered
• Strong, demonstrated news judgment
• Superior writing and copy editing skills
• Proficiency in story creation and newscast production

Come join our dynamic news team, if you feel you qualify, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, 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-g328qq-35-172-223-251-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WIBW

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.