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WYFF TV
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WYFF 4 is looking for a high-energy anchor who knows how to tell visual stories and can do active, engaged live shots. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we’re looking for an anchor who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next anchor will tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. Our anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live anchoring skills.


Job Responsibilities:                                                

• Anchor newscasts

• Have an active presence on social media that engages the audience in a conversation

• Delivers scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose  

• Works with and guides reporters and producers in newscast production

• An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components

• Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

• Appears on behalf of the station at public events


Experience Requirements:

• Past anchor experience (2-5 years) required

• Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover

• Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work


Qualifications Requirements:

• Proven Anchor with ability to connect with viewers

• Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends   

• Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production                 

• Demonstrated ability with digital media and social media


Education:                                        

• Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience

• Military experience and training will be considered 

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