Weekend Sports Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

Charleston, SC
Posted: 2019-07-11

Description:

WCIV ABC News 4 has an opening for a weekend Sports Anchor/Multimedia Journalist (MMJ).

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:

We take our sports coverage seriously with a focus on telling local sports stories. If you want to rip-and-read national highlights, this is not the job for you. We expect enterprising coverage of our high school and college teams. The job requires a flexible schedule, as we have a 2-person sports department. In times of breaking news, a major local story, or hurricane you will be expected to report for the news. You must also share a love for news. Whether its news or sports, we expect great storytelling and adlib skills.

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. The ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule that adapts to our local teams and players.

Requirements:

Skills:

·        Engaging, confident, and able to provide accurate live reporting

·        The ability to execute accurate studio anchoring

·        Solid storytelling skills

·        Exemplary shooting and editing 

The ideal candidate for this role will have proven experience in the following areas:

·        Anchoring a sportscast

·        Live reports and interviews from sporting events

·        Hosting or co-hosting weekly sports shows, such as high school football

·        Shooting and editing

·        building relationships with area coaches and players

Experience and Education:

·        Must have 2+ years on-air experience

·        2-3 years working in the sports department of a commercial television station

·        A degree in broadcast journalism or related field

 

Contact:

If you have the required experience and skills, please apply online. No phone calls, please.
Apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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