Anchor Reporter


Company WECT-TV
Position Anchor Reporter
Description WECT is seeking an experienced anchor/reporter to join the #1 news team in southeastern North Carolina. The right candidate should have a passion for local news, a positive attitude and work ethic, excel at writing for both broadcast and digital platforms, and be a team player. This journalist will anchor WECT’s weekend evening newscasts and will be asked to report in the field during the week to help cover big stories, breaking news and severe weather. There will also be opportunities to fill-in on other newscasts as needed. The candidate should be able to shoot and edit video, conduct interviews, write scripts, report on-air and assist producers with their newscasts.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

- Providing daily content with packages

- Anchoring weekend newscasts and other newscasts as assigned

- Live reporting as assigned

- Responsible for staying up to date and confirming stories

- Ability to fill in on different shifts as needed.

- Ability to work well with others...MUST be a team player.

- Ability to communicate clearly on air and behind the scenes.

- Post multiple times daily on multiple station-connected social media sites.

- Must excel at writing for broadcast and digital platforms.


• Ideal candidate would have some experience as an anchor for a broadcast news station or news website, but not required.

• Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field

• Must have a solid grasp of AP Style, the ability to write clearly with sound grammar and under deadline pressure

• Must be a self-starter

• Prefer an anchor with editing and shooting skills

• MVR check required
App Date 9/30/2023
Contact Brad Myers

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