Job Alert: CNY Central Seeks Weekend Anchor / Producer

May 14, 2024 by

SYRACUSE -- CNY Central is looking for a new weekend news anchor/producer. The position could pay up to $45,000/year, according to a job posting submitted to by Sinclair Broadcast Group.

CNYCentral consists of Sinclair-owned NBC 3 (WSTM-TV) and CW6 (WSTM 3.2), along with Granite-owned CBS5 (WTVH), which is operated by Sinclair through a shared services agreement. The stations each air their own separate newscasts during the week, but NBC3 and CBS5 typically simulcast the same newscasts at 6pm and 11pm on weekends. NBC3 also produces a weekend version of "Today in Central New York" on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Here's the full job posting from Sinclair:

Weekend Anchor and Producer
WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Weekend News Anchor / Producer! In this role, you will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet and social networks, along with performing other duties as assigned by the news managers. The ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule that will include evenings and/or weekends is required.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
New York
WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Weekend Anchor / Producer. In this role, you will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet and social networks, along with performing other duties as assigned by the news managers. We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, research it, write it with an edge, and use strong storytelling and TV production to make it impactful and memorable. It is important to have strong writing skills and to have knowledge of current events. Dynamic live television and storytelling skills are a must.

Skills and Experience: A self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis Ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in storytelling Exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal Ability to maintain an active social media presence to build your brand and solicit original story ideas

Requirements and Qualifications: Previous anchoring experience is required Must have at least some on-air experience Live shot experience is required Previous experience working in a team environment is a must

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
About Us
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk. The compensation range for this role is $40,000 - $45,000 annually. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates’ relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave and employee stock purchase plan.

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