Sports Director

We are looking for a talented, energetic and personable Broadcast Journalist. We report sports on every platform available to our viewers. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to anchor, report, post web stories/pictures/video from both the field and television station. Duties of this job include anchoring, live reporting, shooting video, editing, creative writing, producing and posting of sports stories, both hard news and features. Staying current on sports topic, local teams and local sports developments through reading, research and contact with sports sources. Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure.

The successful applicant’s background must include, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field. Candidates should have at least two years’ experience as a sports reporter for a broadcast news station or news website. He/she must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing. Ability to work under intense studio lighting, field reporting and to work at a computer for long periods of time. Shooting and video editing skills are required. Ability to carry up to 25 pounds of equipment. Must have a drivers license and clean driving record, this will be reviewed. Must Have Regular and timely attendance & flexibility for changing operational needs.