Sports Reporter or Anchor

A Sports Reporter or Anchor must have a proven ability to tell compelling stories, perform dynamic live shots, and must be able to shoot and edit. The best sports reporters go beyond highlights and look for compelling community stories.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare and anchor sports segment and sports stories
  • Serve as a reporter and photographer for gathering and presenting sports stories
  • Produce and anchor sports specials
  • Post sports stories to digital platforms including social media
  • Work with promotions and marketing to provide material for promoting stories and segments
  • Work with the assignment desk to plan resources for sports coverage
  • Travel to sporting events for coverage

Experience Requirements:

  • Non-linear editing knowledge, preferable with Adobe Premier
  • Knowledge and experience with ENPS
  • Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Highly organized
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Social Media savvy
  • Works well in stressful situations and with deadlines
  • Extensive sports knowledge and good news judgment
  • Desire to win, especially in breaking news situations
  • Team player

Education: 

  • Journalism or Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred
  • Related military training and experience will be considered.