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Anchor Morning/Midday - Co-Anchor

Hearst Television Inc

Salinas, CA
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Broadcasting | Anchor Morning/Midday - Co-Anchor - Salinas, CA - Hearst Television

Anchor Morning/Midday - Co-Anchor

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Location: Salinas, CA US
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Job Description

KSBW-TV on California’s magnificent Central Coast is searching for a person to join our Hearst Television news team as a weekday morning co-anchor and, as assigned, midday news anchor. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we’re looking for an anchor who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next anchor will tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. Our anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live anchoring skills. This is not an entry level position. Candidates must be prepared to serve as a leader for our 50-share, award winning morning news team.

Job Responsibilities:                                     

  • Co-anchoring with Brittany Nielsen on Action News 8 Sunrise
  • Anchoring and producing Action News 8 Midday, as needed
  • Anchoring Today Show morning cut-ins
  • Publishing content for KSBW digital media and social media sites. 

Required Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Proven Anchor with ability to connect with viewers
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends   
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production                  
  • Demonstrated ability with digital media and social media


  •  Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience

Required Experience

  • Past anchor experience, 5 years required
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover
  • Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work

Hearst Television is an EOE Employer with respect to females, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.

Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.

Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.

Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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