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Sports Director

KLBK / KAMC

Location: Lubbock, TX

Contact Name: Nexstar Media Group

Web: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

Job Description

Category: News
Position/Title: Sports Director

•    The Sports Director produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
•    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

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 4/6/2022
Closing Date: 9/30/2022
City: Lubbock - 79423
State: Texas

Experience:

•    Minimum five years' experience in sports reporting or anchoring

Requirements:

•    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

Contact: Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

Apply Online URL: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****