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Legacy CBS Station serving beautiful Rochester, NY and the Finger Lakes region, located on the shores of Lake Ontario. Rochester offers the cultural amenities of a major city without the traffic congestion, as well as year-round family-friendly activities and festivals, all in a diverse community. Educational opportunities abound at all levels, ranging from 11 local high schools ranked among the best in the nation to 19 exceptional colleges and universities with more than 83,000 students, including the University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, and Rochester Institute of Technology.
Cultural amenities include the Rochester Philharmonic, touring Broadway shows, a vibrant concert scene, the Rochester Jazz Festival, Rochester Fringe Festival, and a wide variety of museums, including the nationally recognized Strong Museum of Play. Rochester offers plentiful interstate access to destinations like Toronto and the Adirondacks, and the region is home to nationally renowned wineries, Niagara Falls, and stunning state parks like Letchworth, recently named #1 in America by USA Today.
NEWS 8 WROC is Rochester’s first TV station, with a 70+ year history and a film/video archive that goes back to 1962. The station itself is in a quiet neighborhood with free parking, easy access to downtown, interstates, Park Avenue shops and restaurants, and the East Avenue Wegmans. The spacious station features a state-of-the-art studio, award-winning News and Creative Services departments, and a long tradition of solid journalism, including a recent national Edward R. Murrow Award for Social Media.
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WROC-TV8, a CBS affiliate, is looking for an experienced and driven Weekend Anchor to join our team! This individual will present news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. We need an anchor with great writing and producing skills, a knack for showcasing content, attention to detail, and a strong sense of urgency.
Requirements & Skills:
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The News Anchor Reporter must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the News Anchor Reporter must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.