21 days old

Main Evening Anchor

The E.W. Scripps Company
Lexington, KY 40507
  • Job Code
    JR023912
  • Jobs Rated
    213th

Primary Purpose

WLEX, the Scripps NBC affiliate in Lexington, KY is seeking a Main Evening Anchor to join the team. The Evening Anchor is responsible for preparing and delivering news reports for the evening newscast.

Key Activities

  • Co-anchor the Evening newscast, Monday through Friday.
  • Gather and write news content for multiple platforms, including posting stories on the Internet.
  • Report live on location from various news events.
  • Research and develop news stories.
  • Engage with the community and perform various community service activities including performing as master of ceremonies for public service events, and as host/hostess for station events.
  • Periodically required to drive personal or company vehicle to cover various assignments.
  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned.

Skills

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • College degree preferred.
  • Prior experience as a Main Anchor required.

Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship for the company.

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Posted: 2020-10-04 Expires: 2020-11-02
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