Breaking News Anchor/MMJ

Website WCSC-TV

The Lowcountry's News Leader

Live 5 is looking for a Breaking News Anchor/ MMJ for our Emmy award-winning morning newscast. News moves at the speed of light in the Charleston market. Our next first alert anchor should be a strong reporter who thrives on breaking news. The breaking news anchor is the primary fill-in for our morning news anchors. After our morning show ends, our breaking news anchor will be an integral part of our investigative team, turning hard news into promotable stories for our newscasts. This position isn’t expected to do day turn reporting, but needs to be a strong journalist who can enterprise hard news content.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:

– Tracking breaking news on the local, regional and national level
– Live reporting from our first alert center
– Shooting, writing & editing hard news promotable stories for evening newscasts
– Fill in anchoring as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:

◾ Ideal candidate should have at least two years of experience as an MMJ for a broadcast news station or news website. The successful applicant’s background must include, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or a related field. You must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing and social media. You MUST provide a link to your resume reel.

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

WCSC, 2126 Charlie Hall Blvd, Charleston, SC  29414

To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.