Weekend Sports Anchor/ReporterKVII / KVIH
Location: Amarillo, TX
Contact Name: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Position/Title: Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter
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KVII has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Weekend Sports Anchor / Reporter. The ideal candidate should be able to shoot and edit. We are looking for a strong writer, someone with sharp wit and the ability to work well with others. We're also looking for someone who is a self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis. Along with covering West Texas A&M, we cover all high school sports in the Texas Panhandle and are looking for someone passionate about local sports.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 5/26/2017
Closing Date: 6/26/2017
The winning candidate must have the ability to go beyond play-by-play and tell real stories not just on air but on social media. You will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet and social networks, along with performing other duties as assigned by the news managers. Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule that will include evenings and/or weekends is required.
Requirements and Responsibilities:
Covering day-to-day sporting events and sports features on a variety of platforms, including on air, website, social media, and mobile
This position requires working nights, weekends, and holidays
Determining content and flow of sports segments, shows, and specials
Experience operating digital cameras and nonlinear editors
You must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record
This is an entry-level position. If you have the required experience and skills, please apply online. In addition, include a link of your latest work or send a non-returnable DVD to:
Attn: News Director
1 Broadcast Center
Amarillo, TX 79101
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/