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Weekend Sports / News Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
KOTA Territory News has an immediate opening for an energetic weekend sports & news reporter.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong storytelling ability is essential. Must be able to shoot, write, and edit creative stories for TV and station websites. Flexible scheduling.

Ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to local sports coverage – including hunting and fishing - over stringing together national sports highlights. Weekend sports producing and anchoring included.

The incumbent also reports general assignment news 1-2 days a week.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor`s degree in broadcast journalism or equivalent.
  • Producing experience desired.
  • This is an entry-level position.
  • Strong reporting and writing skills required for both web and TV News. Strong photography and editing abilities strongly desired.
  • The candidate must be able to multi-task and work under deadline pressure.
  • The candidate must be able to work on his/her own with minimal supervision.
  • The candidate must have knowledge of MS Word and any newsroom software platform experience helpful. Experience with broadcast video equipment, including non-linear editing, is required.
  • Candidates with proven hands-on internship experience strongly desired.
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis. Valid driver's license and clean driving record mandatory.

HOW TO APPLY:
This position requires a two-year contract with a non-compete clause.

Up-to-date resume' and current audition DVD (or YouTube link) are both required to apply for position.

Apply to:

John Petersen, News Director
KOTA-TV
PO Box 1760
Rapid City, SD 57709

E-mail: johnpetersen@kotatv.com

No phone calls, please.

Duhamel Broadcasting Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-08-18