Our #1 news operation needs a sports reporter and anchor who has a passion for local sports and is looking to tell interesting and compelling stories. Experience in writing, shooting, and editing is a plus. In a new media world, the right candidate will embrace new technology and be able to work in a multi-platform setting.
JOB TITLE: Sports Reporter / Anchor
The Sports Reporter has the general responsibilities of covering stories as a reporter and/or videographer and anchoring assigned sportscasts.
Duties include covering sports stories in line with the sports philosophy of the station as assigned by the Sports Director. Write, produce, edit and anchor assigned sports segments. Cover stories, either sports or news, in the capacity of reporter, videographer, or reporter/videographer. Edit. Operate videography equipment in a manner necessary for quality video news presentations; including setup and installation, operation and tear down.
Website duties include entering stories, recording and video streaming stories as instructed by supervisors. Maintain contacts within the sports community to better cover local sports stories. Perform any other functions relative to the quality of sports or news presentations assigned by the News Director.
Qualifications: College degree in journalism, related field, or equivalent job experience. Ability to operate videography equipment. Knowledge of sports journalism ethics, slander, and libel laws. This job requires HIGH flexibility in schedule and a passion for not just talking over highlights but finding and delivering compelling sports stories.
Full-time hours are variable. Applicants must be willing to work weekends, early mornings and evenings as required. Applicants are further expected to reside within 30 minutes of the station. Full-time employment includes all currently offered company benefits at time of hire.
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KKCO 11 News / KJCT News 8
Attn: Human Resources
2531 Blichmann Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81505
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