The Sports Anchor/Multimedia Journalist is responsible for researching, writing, producing, editing sports segments, capturing visual content for multiple platforms, anchoring and/or reporting news casts.
* Receives assignment or evaluates sports leads and news tips to develop story ideas. * Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research. * Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards. * Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories. * Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms. * Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration * Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit. * Write and produce quality sports stories for multiple media platforms. * Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned. * Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce sports stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.
Education & Experience * Bachelor's degree in related field required
Skills & Abilities * Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws Requirements * Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems. Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred. * Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment. * Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment. * Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills. * Proficient at posting content to various websites. * Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
* Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.
* Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. * Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.