Posted on 2013-01-31
By KWCH and KSCW Schurz Communications Inc.
SPORTS REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER Sunflower Broadcasting, Wichita, KS (DMA) Schurz Communications Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc., consisting of KWCH-TV, KSCW-TV, and satellite stations KBSD-TV, KBSH-TV, and KBSL-TV, is currently accepting applications for a full-time Sports Reporter/Photographer. Join the dominant news station in Kansas and work in a new, state-of-the-art newsroom.
Reporter is responsible for writing, shooting and reporting sports coverage, with a compelling, easy-to-understand delivery. Coverage is on-air, live or taped, and on-line. We`re seeking someone with a minimum of 1 year reporting experience. Prior experience with cameras and/or editing is a plus, as is prior anchor experience and a degree in Journalism or a related field. This individual must be able to tolerate wet, hot and cold weather conditions, and be able to walk and stand for extended periods while carrying equipment. The job requires a significant amount of kneeling, crouching, and stooping.
Essential Skills & Abilities: Be able to write clearly and accurately Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills Compelling story-teller Shooting and editing experience Able to create personalized stories Comprehensive understanding of sports and knowledge of sports news and athletes Ability to generate daily and enterprise story ideas Able to produce and post content to our websites Able to use social media outlets to engage viewers Must be able to work well under pressure and with limited supervision Strong initiative and attention to detail is required Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will mesh well with co-workers, supervisors and viewers Must hold a valid driver`s license and a good driving record
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates please visit the following web site: www.schurz.com/careers/career-opportunities/ and search Requisition Number SUN1020 to learn more about the position and apply.