Sports Director

Columbia, SC
Posted: 2019-02-06

Description:

WACH FOX-TV, in Columbia, SC, is looking for an innovative Sports Director to lead our four-person team. When it comes to sports, we mean business. In addition to our regular newscasts, our sports team produces a half-hour sports program on weekdays. We extensively cover South Carolina, Clemson and high school sports. This position is for a visionary who’s passionate about journalism and story-telling. This person needs to be an effective coach who can take this team to the next level.

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

 

Responsibilities:

Requirements and Qualifications include:

·         A manager who can teach and help with development of staff

·         Must be able to shoot, write, and edit your own material

·         Sharp wit and the ability to work well with others

·         Ability to connect with a wide audience in social media

·         Must be a self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis

·         The ability to demonstrate enterprise sports reporting and creativity in story-telling

·         Must possess exemplary communication skills

·         Must also be capable of producing and anchoring our daily 30-minute sports show

·         Previous sports anchoring and sports reporting experience is required

·         Demonstrated excellence in social media

Requirements:

Experience:

·         Must have at least three years on-air sports experience

·         Live shot experience is required

·         Previous experience working in a team environment is a must

Contact:

Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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