News Anchor

Start Date: Immediately

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Fort Wayne

Station: WPTA

Contact Person: Jonathan Shelley

Contact Email: [email protected]

We are an
Equal Opportunity Employer

Required Skills:

The ideal candidate is innovative and dedicated to working with others in a team-oriented environment; understands the importance of connecting with the community; and is hands-on in helping craft great content and coverage.
This is not an entry-level position. The successful candidate has significant reporting and anchoring experience and now wants to connect with the audience on an even greater level. In addition to anchoring, job duties include special project assignments, reporting of major stories and digital/social media contributions.
Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. The ideal candidate will write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient and works well under tight deadlines.

Benefits:

WPTA-TV provides a competitive compensation and benefits plan.

Job Description:

WPTA in Fort Wayne, Indiana – Indiana’s Outstanding News Operation for 2-years running — is looking for the next leader of our award-winning evening newscasts. We are seeking someone to play a key role anchoring our ABC21 5, 6 and 11 p.m. news programs.
WPTA-TV provides a competitive compensation and benefits plan.
WPTA-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Instructions to Apply:

Submit your cover letter and resume with references, plus online links to your work to Jonathan Shelley, News Director, at: [email protected] PLEASE NOTE WHERE YOU LEARNED OF THIS OPPORTUNITY.
WPTA is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family-owned company operating 20 television stations. Throughout QMI, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience. Visit https://quincymediacareers.com/ for links to all stations and opportunities.

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