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Sports Director

Job ID: 1262
Job Views: 384
Location: Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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Job Category: Television
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 06.11.2019

Job Description

WYFF 4, the Hearst owned NBC station in Greenville, SC, has an immediate opening for a sports anchor/reporter. Applicant must have proven ability to tell compelling stories, perform dynamic live shots, and must be able to shoot and edit. Experience producing special programs is also a plus. We need a storyteller who has a dynamic on-air presence and excellent communication skills. You must also have a proven track record of social media engagement.
Job Responsibilities:                                              
  • Prepare and anchor sports segment and sports stories for weekday evening shows
  • Serve as a reporter and photographer for gathering and presenting sports stories during the week and on weekends
  • Fill in for weekend sports anchor/reporter
  • 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 at times

Job Requirements

Experience Requirements:
  • At least two years in a commercial TV newsroom preferable as a sports anchor/reporter
  • 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                                         
  • Journalism or Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred

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