At least one local TV station is hiring.
Fox29 posted for an anchor yesterday, and a station rep says it's a new position, not to replace.
WTXF Anchor / Reporter
We are searching for a News Anchor / Reporter for newscasts. Ideal candidate must have excellent anchoring & reporting skills, good news judgment, and the ability to work well with co-anchors and other newsroom staff. Must be experienced professional with leadership skills. Proven track record of contributing to a blog and/or web site preferred. Able to create, write and manage content on air and online. Must be able to produce daily stories as well as write for newscasts. Responsible for ensuring the highest levels of journalistic, legal and production standards both on and off the air. Will be required to make station-related community/charity/educational appearances at various times including weekends. Minimum five-years newsroom anchor experience or related broadcasting degree required. Must have previous experience as news reporter. Dynamic on-air personality and professional live reporting skills. Must have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Must have strong computer and Internet/web skills. Team player who works well under deadline pressure. Basic producing skills preferred.
For consideration, applicants should forward resume and non-returnable tape (if applicable) to:
FOX HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT 330 MARKET STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
FAX: (215) 982-5498.
Resumes can also be e-mailed to Fox29.Hr@foxtv.com