The Erie News Now team is looking for the next great 10PM news anchor/storyteller to join us in Northwest Pennsylvania. The person we are looking for needs to be a relatable and versatile communicator with strong anchoring, reporting and writing skills for all on-air and social platforms. The ideal candidate will need to be community oriented, ready to field anchor when called upon and handle breaking news situations confidently. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. We will are highly involved in community events and station personal appearances. Other requirements include excellent presentation abilities, strong work ethic, and sharp interpersonal skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • A self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis
  • Live shot experience
  • News writing, shooting and editing your own stories for both on-air and online and help grow our social media platforms
  • MMJ field work, as needed
  • Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts
  • Collaborate with producers and management in the development of broadcast content, promotions, and teases
  • Ability to anchor hours of news coverage from the desk and field
  • Develop and maintain sources that will generate exclusive story content and news reports
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines

Requirements

  • At least (1) year of anchoring experience preferred and a degree in journalism or related field required
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
  • Strong news judgment
  • Passionate about covering local news
  • Excels in live coverage, investigative, and special project development

Erie News Now is part of WICU (NBC) and WSEE (CBS) in Erie, Pa., owned by Lilly Broadcasting. Lilly Broadcasting is a family-owned company that operates multiple television and radio stations, a cable network and digital platforms.

More information about Lilly Broadcasting is available at lillybroadcasting.com.

To apply, send your resume and examples of your work to [email protected].