Morning Anchor / MMJ, WRTV JR033597

Job Description

WRTV, The E.W. Scripps Company station in Indianapolis, IN is looking for a Morning Anchor / Multimedia Journalist. The Morning Anchor / MMJ will be responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content, and editing stories for multiple platforms, along with anchoring the morning newscast in a professional and engaging way. The Morning Anchor / MMJ will further the mission of the station by telling impactful, character-driven stories and representing the station in the community. This is the home of the Colts, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Wonder Bread! Indianapolis has a thriving arts scene, a growing economy, and is the capital city of Indiana. Join a strong news team with excellent leadership! Apply today!


Anchor the newscast.

Research, gather, write, and develop news content for multiple platforms.

May report live on location from various news events.

Perform various community service activities for station, including performing as master of ceremonies for public service events and as host/hostess for station events.

Develop stories for multimedia platforms, including social media and the web.

Perform other duties as needed and assigned.

Required Skills


Must connect on camera with a sense of urgency

Ability to cultivate sources and mine stories

Knowledge of newsroom computers and computer databases strongly preferred

Must demonstrate strong news judgment and organizational skills

Must have keen sense of logistics and ability to work well under intense pressure and deadlines

Must have good creative and editorial judgment, mastery of journalistic ethics and libel law

Must be able to speak clearly and concisely

Must be able to lift at least 50-pounds

Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits

Education Required

Bachelors degree in related discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience

Generally, 3+ years on camera experience preferred



How to Apply


Indianapolis, Indiana

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