Full Time Job

Weekend Anchor / Reporter


Johnstown, PA 02-14-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WJAC has an immediate opening for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter! The weekend anchor/reporter anchors assigned weekend newscasts and reports stories as assigned for the balance of their schedule. Strong on-air presentation skills are a must along with the ability to gather information and present news reports on air from the field and in the studio. The weekend anchor/reporter will also provide content for the station's web page and social media sites and must have the ability to shoot and edit video as needed.

• The ability to effectively anchor from the studio as well as conduct interviews and gather information in the field.
• Report and write stories under deadline pressure and appear on camera-both live and recorded.
• Generate content for the station's web site as well as the station's social media sites.
• Must be able to shoot with an HD video camera and edit video using non-linear video editing equipment under deadline pressure.
• Hours: Must be available to work each weekend as well as the flexibility to work other shifts as needed including early mornings, overnights, weekends, and holidays.

• College degree with an emphasis in Broadcast Communications or Journalism preferred.
• Three (3) years minimum experience preferred including prior news reporting and anchoring.
• Working knowledge of television news photography and technology.
• A valid driver's license.
• Creativity, resourcefulness, strong storytelling and organizational skills desired.
• The ability to work well with others is a must along with a positive can-do attitude.

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy91j0-35-174-62-162-42 in your application.