Anchor-Sports

Posted by Tribune Broadcasting

Indianapolis, IN
Posted: 2019-07-09

Description:

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Sports Anchor/Reporter to work in our Indianapolis location.

The Sports Anchor/Reporter is responsible for gathering and presenting sports news materials, interviewing persons both on and off camera, preparing and presenting news reports either live on-air or in a pre-recorded format or on various digital platforms. The Sports Anchor/Reporter must be enterprising and self-motivated and be able to work independently to follow leads to develop stories. This position will require a thorough understanding of all journalistic standards and broadcast production techniques used to create visual and compelling content for newscasts, sportscasts and social media. Must actively follow sports events on a local, national, and international level.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate story ideas, write and produce packages for air and reporting sports news live on-air and/or in a pre-recorded format
  • Write, produce, edit and anchor sportscasts
  • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community to break local sports-related stories
  • Produce sports content for station websites and social media platforms
  • Participate in station community and promotional events
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 3+ years Anchor/Reporter experience in a mid-size market covering professional sports teams
  • Strong on-air presentation; must be credible, personable and passionate
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines while still completing high quality stories
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

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Contact:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

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