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Sports Director


Location: San Angelo, TX

Contact Name: Nexstar Media Group


Job Description

Category: News
Position/Title: Sports Director

KSAN News is looking for someone who wants to tell great sports stories.  The ideal candidate brings creative ideas, and doesn't just want to show highlights, but tell stories of the people behind the teams. The Sports Director produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

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Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 3/11/2019
Closing Date: 4/11/2019
State: Texas


Requirements & Skills:
    Minimum Two years' experience in sports reporting or anchoring
    Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
    Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities
    Fluency in English
    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
    Superior on-air presence
    Experience guiding, directing and motivating others
    Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
    Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
    Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
    Valid driver's license with a good driving record
    Flexibility to work any shift

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Sports Director must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions on occasion, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms
    Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
    Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
    Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content
    Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
    Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage
    Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
    Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
    Shoots video for sports reports
    Sets up, composes and executes video shots
    Maintains video equipment
    Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
    Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
    Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites

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