Date Posted September 17, 2019
Industry TV Jobs
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Description:

In the heart of the SEC conference, The Crimson Tide and Auburn Tigers are always at the top of the polls. We are looking for a sports director to join our team.

WVTM13, the Hearst owned NBC station in Birmingham, AL, 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

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

Education:

· Journalism or Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred

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