WATN-WLMT, the ABC/CW affiliate in Memphis, TN, is seeking an anchor for its morning shows. Duties include anchoring a minimum of four hours per weekday morning, and turning up to two anchor franchise packages per week.
We expect all of our anchors to be leaders in the newsroom. They are involved in the producing process, from selecting stories to writing and proofing. They are also expected to actively engage in social media on behalf of the station and post content to the station website. They must generate, coordinate, and write their weekly anchor franchises.
Our anchors are expected to appear at station-sanctioned “Local Cares” events, as well as be active and involved in the community.
College degree required. Candidates must have a minimum of three years anchoring experience and 5 years reporting experience. Strong writing skills are a must.
Your resume reel should include examples of recent anchoring, as well as both hard news and feature stories. Must show several examples of live shots.