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Weekend Morning Anchor/Reporter at WBNS-TV, A TEGNA Company

Weekend Morning Anchor/Reporter

WBNS-TV, A TEGNA Company Columbus, OH Full-Time
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WBNS in Columbus, OH seeks a dynamic, engaging and enterprising journalist to join our team. This person would anchor Weekend Morning shows and Report three days a week. The successful candidate is someone deeply committed to local news who regularly breaks stories in their market and gets noticed. In addition, they must be an excellent storyteller, developer of sources and understand the news cycle extends to multiple platforms. That means you can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms. Also, paramount is an understanding of morning news and the unique audience it serves.

In this role, you will:

  • Deliver on-air news reports in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Enterprise compelling content that is engaging and can drive an audience to watch.
  • Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Transmit and present exciting live reports.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years news anchor and 3-5 years reporting experience
  • Central Ohio knowledge and connections recommended
  • Journalist and/or Mass Communications degree
  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking, general, and feature news reporting
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Strong social media skills, including an understanding on all social platforms – current and emerging – and the tenants of content marketing 
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Columbus, OH

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