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News Anchor/MMJ

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

 

ABOUT STATION:

WABI TV5 CBS/CW Affiliate – #1 rated legacy station located in Eastern and Central Maine has a proud heritage with a forward-thinking strategy. WABI TV is the market leader with viewers relying on news and weather coverage from LOCAL anchors and meteorologists. Along with strong news ratings, a robust website, SEC/CBS Sports and CBS Primetime, we deliver the results for our viewers and advertisers.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

WABI TV5, the most watched station in eastern and central Maine, has a rare opening for an evening news anchor. This position requires dayside reporting then anchoring our 5pm & 530pm newscasts. The ideal candidate must possess strong presentation skills, a strong work ethic, and a passion for local news. Our anchors are team leaders who take part in the planning of our shows and produce content regularly. Anchoring experience is preferred, but maybe you’re an MMJ looking to take that next step with a veteran news team.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES (Use bullet points & Listed duties):

  • Energetic personality who can connect on TV, online, and in the community
  • Must be proficient in the use of social media
  • Proficient in ENPS or another newsroom system
  • Anchor live television broadcasts from 5-6pm Monday through Friday and fill-in on other shows as needed
  • General field reporting during the weekdays
  • Engage in community related activities and event on the stations behalf to promote station’s relationships within the community
  • Reads/copy edits news scripts before each show

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

-College degree preferably in journalism/electronic mass media

-Valid driver’s license with clean driving record

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

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.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of [Company Name]’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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