Full Time Job

News Anchor / MMJ


Savannah, GA 08-31-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

About WTOC:

WTOC-TV is the dominant #1 station in Savannah, GA. We serve 17 counties in Southeast Georgia, known as the Coastal Empire, and three counties in the South Carolina Lowcountry.

WTOC excels in creating effective commercials for our advertising clients. We also create promotional campaigns for our #1 News programs that inform and engage the viewer. WTOC 11 is the number one news source in beautiful historic Savannah, Georgia which was named the third-best city in the US by Travel and Leisure. As Savannah's first TV station, WTOC's community roots run deep. The call letters stand for Welcome To Our City.

Job Description/Summary:

WTOC is searching for an experienced Anchor and Multi-Media Journalist to join our award-winning number 1 team in Savannah, GA as a Weekend Anchor and Multi-Media Journalist.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Anchoring evening newscasts on Saturdays and Sundays.
- Helping to write, edit, and produce newscasts when anchoring.
- Helping to lead weekend conference calls and guide assignments.
- Pitching and researching enterprise stories at least three days a week.
- Turning at least 2 stories on 2 different topics daily as an MMJ. (There are exceptions to everything, but this is the regular expectation.)
- Ability to drive to and from own stories for coverage, shoot own video, write scripts for both broadcast and digital platforms, edit own stories, and run own live shots.
- Responsible for staying up to date and confirming stories that happen in assigned regional beat.
- Ability to fill in on different shifts as needed.
- Ability to communicate clearly on air and behind the scenes.

- Bachelor's degree in Broadcast journalism or related field required.
- At least 2-3 years of experience in a TV newsroom outside of college working as an anchor or multi-media journalist is required.
- Proven reporting and videography skills.
- Demonstrated leadership skills to help guide coverage for weekend news teams.
- Strong writing skills for both broadcast and digital platforms.
- Solid news judgment.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WTOC-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6vkj0-44-200-101-84-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.