WPHL-TV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has a wonderful opening for an Anchor to work in our Philadelphia location.
The successful candidate for this role will:
Deliver news-related stories to the market, familiarizing yourself with the script in order to read it well and conversationally on air during multi-hour morning show
Prepare and write copy for newscast and web
Write news information for the station’s internet website, social media, and other enterprises as required
Review and scrutinize the copy written by less senior reporters and MMJ’s to prepare the story for air
Involvement in community events as directed by the station (As needed)
Fill in for other anchors to cover vacation and other time off (As needed)
This position may occasionally be called on to provide special reports for the newscasts (As needed)
Ability to ad lib during both breaking news situations, and for lighter talk segments.
Stay up to date on what’s trending both locally and nationally
Interact with guests both live in studio and live on location in the field
Degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or a combination of equivalent experience as a television journalist.
2+ years experience anchoring newscasts at in a television station
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of newsroom computer systems and editing
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.