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News Anchor/Reporter (Weekends)

KVII / KVIH

Location: Amarillo, TX

Contact Name: Sinclair Broadcast Group

Web: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

Job Description

Category: Talent
Position/Title: News Anchor/Reporter (Weekends)

Details:
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KVII has an exciting opportunity for a full time Weekend News Anchor / Reporter. Previous anchoring experience is required. The ideal candidate should have considerable live shot experience. We are looking for a strong writer, someone with sharp wit and the ability to work well with others. We're also looking for someone who is a self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 7/27/2017
Closing Date: 8/27/2017
City: Amarillo
State: Texas

Experience:
The winning candidate will be able to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling. Exemplary communication skills and previous experience working in a team environment are a must. You will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet and social networks, along with performing other duties as assigned by the news managers. Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule that will include evenings and/or weekends is required.

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Anchoring weekend newscasts and fill in during the week where needed
Report on the big story of the day
Producing special reports based in accountability journalism
Recording promotions and teases

Requirements:

Skills:
Excellent communication skills
Excellent writing skills
Must bring great pacing, presentation and delivery to anchoring
Ability to anchor breaking news and extended coverage events in studio or in the field

This is NOT an entry-level position. You must have two years on-air experience. If you have the required experience and skills, please apply online. In addition, include a link of your latest work or send a non-returnable DVD to: 
KVII
Attn: News Director
1 Broadcast Center
Amarillo, TX 79101

Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/