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Sinclair Broadcast Group seeks a news anchor/MMJ, KBAK/KBFX

May 2, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

KBAK/KBFX is looking to hire an anchor for our noon newscasts who is also a multi-media journalist. The ideal candidate will be an experienced journalist who will dig beyond the events of the day to generate unique content. This is a tremendous opportunity for someone who lives and breathes news! Strong live skills are required.

The candidate will display professionalism and personality both on and off the air. This position requires a strong work ethic, broad knowledge of current affairs, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

In addition, this anchor/reporter must develop sources, and pitch compelling, enterprise stories. May be required to do desktop editing. Candidates must have a proven presence on social media and be as comfortable in the social media world as they are in broadcasting.

You must be a self-starter with a great attitude and a desire to win. We require that you are able to work independently in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment, gathering information to discern the newsworthiness of events.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Reporters will research and generate enterprise story ideas every day.
  • They must be able to shoot, write, and edit their own packages.
  • Photographers are sometimes assigned to reporters based on the complexity of the story or to shoot the live shot as needed.
  • Reporters also generate digital content, including web scripts of their broadcast stories.
  • They are also regularly engaged on social media to build their brand beyond broadcast.
  • Other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or a related field
  • Two years of reporting experience at a television news station is preferred
  • The successful candidate will perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • The candidate should have strong written and verbal communication skills and a proven ability to perform energetic, compelling live shots.
  • Applications without links to work examples will not be considered.

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