Sports Anchor/Reporter

WXII TV, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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Date Posted December 07, 2019
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Description:

WXII-TV has an opening for a Sports Anchor/Reporter. The Sports Anchor/Reporter will anchor, produce and edit our weekend evening sports reports. He or she will also shoot and edit reporter packages during the week and fill-in for the Sports Director on the desk when needed. We are looking for this market’s next leader who isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions and will hold those in power accountable. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. Our anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Delivers scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and
  • purpose
  • Works with and guides reporters and producers in newscast production
  • Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special
  • project assignments
  • Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound
  • Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go
  • beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have
  • exclusive content
  • Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information,
  • and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.
  • Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently
  • throughout the day.
  • Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional
  • time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary
  • pressure.
  • An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Appears on behalf of the station at public events
Experience Requirements:
  • Past anchor experience (2-5 years) required
  • Past reporting experience (2-5 years) required
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover
  • Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work
Qualifications Requirements:
  • Proven Anchor with ability to connect with viewers, in addition to strong reporting skills
  • Ability to operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology
  • Can work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Has a valid driver’s license, can drive large vehicles over long distances, and a clear driving record
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience
  • Military training and experience will be considered

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