Sports Director

WAPT TV, Jackson, Mississippi

Date Posted July 22, 2019
Industry TV Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status
Salary Negotiable


Manning, Favre, Rice, Sweetness – in the heart of the SEC conference, Mississippi produces more pro athletes per capita than any other state, and now we’re looking for a Sports Director to join our team.

16 WAPT, the Hearst owned ABC affiliate in Jackson, MS, has an immediate opening for a Sports Director to join our team. 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.

Come work for one of the most exciting industries in one of the most cultural and historic cities! WAPT-TV, Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate, is located in the heart of Jackson, Mississippi. Even with a population of more than 500,000, Jackson maintains the warmth and charm of a small town. As one of the most affordable places in the country to live, Jackson provides a wide array of cultural, historical, and educational opportunities without the hassle and traffic of larger metropolitan areas. Come join the Hearst Family!

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