Date Posted January 08, 2022
Industry TV Jobs
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Description:

Job Description

WCVB-TV, the Hearst Television ABC affiliate in Boston, is looking for a dynamic storyteller to join the SportsCenter 5 team. We are seeking a multi-faceted reporter/anchor/producer who can break the big sports stories, move beyond press conference sound bites, enterprise compelling human-interest stories, and find unique angles to captivate the non-sports fan. Must be able to craft compelling pieces with high production value, execute energetic live shots, produce sportscasts, and effectively convert on-air content to all digital platforms.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose
  • Regularly plan, gather, and assemble stories related to Boston’s professional and collegiate sports teams as well as club and high school sports
  • Coordinate with news managers and producers to develop impactful, exclusive stories
  • Develop a network of local and national sources who provide tips and early access to information that allows WCVB to break stories of significance
  • Committed to digital platforms and ready, willing, and able to extend WCVB’s reach by working creatively with our digital team
  • Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrating exceptional time-management skills under pressure
  • Demonstrate unwavering journalistic integrity, ethical standards, and a team-player approach
  • Appear on behalf of the station at public events

Requirements:

  • Has a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends
  • Can work in all weather conditions

Experience

  • Previous television sports experience required
  • Working knowledge of broadcast newsroom systems (ENPS, etc.)

Education:

  • College degree or equivalent work/military experience

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.