Full Time Job

Morning Anchor / MMJ


Indianapolis, IN 05-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Morning Anchor / MMJ, WRTV

WRTV, The E.W. Scripps Company station in Indianapolis, IN is looking for a Morning Anchor / Multimedia Journalist. The Morning Anchor / MMJ will be responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content, and editing stories for multiple platforms, along with anchoring the morning newscast in a professional and engaging way. The Morning Anchor / MMJ will further the mission of the station by telling impactful, character-driven stories and representing the station in the community. This is the home of the Colts, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Wonder Bread! Indianapolis has a thriving arts scene, a growing economy, and is the capital city of Indiana. Join a strong news team with excellent leadership! Apply today!

• Anchor the newscast.
• Research, gather, write, and develop news content for multiple platforms.
• May report live on location from various news events.
• Perform various community service activities for station, including performing as master of ceremonies for public service events and as host/hostess for station events.
• Develop stories for multimedia platforms, including social media and the web.
• Perform other duties as needed and assigned.

• Bachelors degree in related discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience
• Generally, 3+ years on camera experience preferred

• Must connect on camera with a sense of urgency
• Ability to cultivate sources and mine stories
• Knowledge of newsroom computers and computer databases strongly preferred
• Must demonstrate strong news judgment and organizational skills
• Must have keen sense of logistics and ability to work well under intense pressure and deadlines
• Must have good creative and editorial judgment, mastery of journalistic ethics and libel law
• Must be able to speak clearly and concisely
• Must be able to lift at least 50-pounds
• Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0x886-44-220-44-148-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.