Weekend Anchor/MMJ, KNXV – JR027639

January 13, 2022 by Comments Off on Weekend Anchor/MMJ, KNXV – JR027639

E.W. Scripps Media Inc d/b/a KNXV-TV ABC15 and KASW-TV CW61

Weekend Anchor/MMJ – KNXV


Come to the Valley of the Sun. ABC15, Phoenix’s ABC affiliate, is on the hunt for a Weekend Anchor/MMJ. The successful candidate will prepare and deliver accurate news reports for our weekend newscasts as well as report and research compelling news stories throughout the week.



o    Gather, write, and present news reports, as assigned.

o    Report live on location from various news events.

o    Research and develop news stories.

o    Perform various community service activities for station, including performing as master of ceremonies for public service events and as host/hostess for station events.

o    Periodically required to drive personal or company vehicle to cover various assignments.

o    Perform other duties as needed and as directed by News Management.



o    Four-year college degree preferred.

o    At least 6 years on camera experience.



o    Must connect on camera with a sense of urgency.

o    Ability to cultivate sources and mine stories.

o    Demonstrated ability to produce newscasts using computer-based production system.

o    Must demonstrate strong news judgment and organizational skills.

o    Must have keen sense of logistics and ability to work well under intense pressure and deadlines.

o    Must have good creative and editorial judgment. Mastery of journalistic ethics and libel law.

o    Must be able to speak clearly and concisely.

o    Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.


Please include a link to your reel for consideration.



Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace free of known hazards, all employees and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We also may require staying up to date on booster shots in the future, based on Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and manufacturer recommendations. If you are hired, we will require you to verify that you are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by your start date, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption by Scripps in writing or any other exemptions available under applicable law. This requirement currently excludes positions located in Florida, Montana, and Tennessee due to state law; however, we are monitoring developments related to OSHA requirements which may supersede state law in the future.



At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at scripps.com.



The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

To apply for this job please visit scripps.com.