Sports Multimedia Journalist

WGFL-TV, Gainesville, Florida

Date PostedJune 11, 2019
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

CBS4 News, in Gainesville, FL, is looking for a take-charge Multimedia Journalist to cover the Florida Gators and high school sports. We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative and aggressive Sports Reporter, who can think and perform outside the box. The candidate should be able to develop story ideas and gather information for newscasts, have sound writing skills, a great work ethic and a can-do attitude. The best person for this job will have excellent live shot skills and a good working knowledge of SEC Sports.

Requirements:

  • Strong writing and copy editing skills
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work independently
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • An interest and determination to stay informed of local sports teams
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record

Experience:

  • Experience with live shots is required, experience with Live-U is a plus
  • 1-2 years of experience as a Sports Reporter preferred, but recent graduates will be considered
  • Experience editing on Premiere and shooting with Panasonic equipment is preferred

To be considered for this position, you must apply online and include a web link to your demo reel. If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD to:

CBS4 News
Attn: News Director
1703 NW 80th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32606
No calls, please.

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