Morning Anchor

Anchor for WEWS
Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

posted on March 17, 2017

job posting:

Area of Interest Journalism Division Television Description WEWS-TV, the Scripps owned ABC affiliate in Cleveland, OH, is looking for an experienced Morning Anchor to join a great team with a great tradition of excellence. The ideal candidate has a long track record of successful newscasts, strong on-air delivery and newsroom leadership. We want YOU to join our winning team! The morning anchor will be responsible for preparing and delivering accurate news reports for the morning newscast. Key Activities Co-anchor the morning 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 Perform various community service activities for station, 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 Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories. Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms. Perform other duties as needed and assigned Education & Experience/Certifications Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field preferred. 3-5 years anchoring and reporting for newscasts experience preferred. Skills & Abilities Must connect on camera with a sense of urgency. Ability to cultivate sources and mine stories. Knowledge of newsroom computers and computer databases strongly preferred. Must demonstrate strong news judgment and organizational skills. Must have keen sense of logistics and ability to work well under intense pressure and deadlines. Must have good creative and editorial judgment. Mastery of journalistic ethics and libel law. Work Environment: Newsroom-deadline driven and fast paced. Driving Required: No WEWS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who are offered positions must successfully complete a background and drug screen. About Scripps: The E.W. Scripps Company ( serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, print and digital media brands. Scripps owns 21 local television stations as well as daily newspapers in 13 markets across the United States. It also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including mobile video news service Newsy. Scripps also produces television programming, runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation's largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1879, Scripps is focused on the stories of tomorrow.

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