Investigative Reporter/Anchor

Investigative Reporter/Anchor

  • Full Time
  • Rochester
  • Please include a link to your online demo reel.
  • July 9, 2024

Website Sinclair Broadcast Group

Description:

WHAM-TV and WUHF-TV is seeking a dynamic News Reporter Anchor for our evening newscast!  The person we are seeking to join our on-air team will bring a unique combination of journalistic and broadcasting skills.  In this role, you will provide content for our local multiple platforms (broadcast and digital) while maintaining a robust presence on social media channels.

The reporter/anchor anchors assigned newscast(s) and reports investigative stories. 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 reporter/anchor will also provide engaging content for the station’s website and social media channels and must have the ability to shoot and edit video as needed.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Sharp news judgment and editorial decision-making
  • The ability to effectively anchor from the studio as conduct interviews and gather information in the field.
  • The ability to generate his/her/their own investigative story ideas daily.
  • Gather and share distinctive content for assigned topics on social media channels throughout shift.
  • Investigate, report, and write significant stories under deadline pressure and appear on camera – both live and recorded.
  • Create editorial content for the station’s website in a timely manner.
  • Exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal
  • 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 all shifts, including evenings, overnights, holidays, early mornings, and weekends.

Requirements:

Qualifications:
  • College degree with emphasis on Broadcast Journalism or Communications preferred.
  • Four years minimum experience preferred including prior news reporting and anchoring.
  • Working knowledge of television news photography and technology.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Strong visual storytelling, creativity, organizational skills, digging for information, and resourcefulness desired.
  • The ability to work well with others is a must along with a positive “can-do” attitude.
  • Previous experience working in a team environment is a must.
  • Knowledge of the greater Rochester area is a plus.

Contact:

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