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Sports Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WDSU-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana is looking for a Sports Anchor/Reporter.

Job Description:

Generates leads and information on sports-related topics; composes and delivers live and prerecorded reports; communicates breaking sports information for digital distribution (includes writing copy for WDSU.com and other platforms); Anchors sports segments in newscasts and hosts sports special presentations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job Responsibilities:

  • Anchor sportscasts and specials (edit own content)
  • Report/edit stories for broadcast
  • Contribute online/digital content
  • Some travel required

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience Requirements:

  • 3 years sports broadcast experience (anchor/reporting required)
  • Experience editing non-linear video
  • Experience covering professional or major college programs a plus
Qualification Requirements:
  • Ability to write clear, accurate copy on deadline
  • Strong interviewing and live skills
  • Ability to develop sources and information
  • Deep knowledge of and passion for sports
Education:
  • Degree in broadcasting, communications or journalism preferred

HOW TO APPLY:
To Apply:

Email resume, references and links to jshelley@hearst.com, or send DVD to: Jonathan Shelley, News Director, WDSU TV, 846 Howard Avenue, Louisiana. Include cover letter stating where you learned about this job.

EOE

M/F/D/V

DEADLINE: 2013-07-19