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Sports Anchor

Iowa's News Now

Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Sports Anchor
Iowa's News Now is seeking a dynamic Sports Anchor for our newscasts! The person we are seeking to join our on-air team will bring a unique combination of journalistic and broadcasting skills. In this role, you will provide content for our local broadcast and digital platforms, as well as maintain a robust presence on Iowa's News Now social media pages.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Cedar Rapids

Iowa's News Now is looking for a dynamic full-time Sports Anchor. In addition to being an outstanding journalist with a great personality, you need to be a team leader and hyper-organized. Our Sports Anchor is a leader who participate in the planning of our shows and produce content regularly. A competitive passion to win and openness to innovation is mandatory! Our winning candidate will be someone who embraces social media and knows how to consistently engage with the audience. Collaboration is a big part of this role!

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Smooth/pleasant delivery
  • Strong writing skills, storytelling skills and news judgment
  • Sharp video shooting and editing skills
  • Exemplary communication skills

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • You must have at least 2 years of on-air experience
  • Degree in Journalism or a related field preferred
  • Live commercial television experience is a must
  • Strong "in-the-field and live" skills
  • Exceptional written communications skills using a conversational writing style
  • Strong editorial judgment and a proven ethical foundation

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

We offer an excellent benefit package which includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with match, three weeks of vacation for new hires, incentive bonus plan, EAP and much more!

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace!

Sinclair Broadcast Group
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