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Sports Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WYFF 4, the Hearst owned NBC station in Greenville, SC, has an immediate opening for a sports anchor/reporter. Applicant must have proven ability to tell compelling stories, perform dynamic live shots, and must be able to shoot and edit. Experience producing special programs is also a plus. We need a storyteller who has a dynamic on-air presence and excellent communication skills. You must also have a proven track record of social media engagement.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepare and anchor sports segment and sports stories for weekday evening shows
Serve as a reporter and photographer for gathering and presenting sports stories during the week and on weekends
Fill in for weekend sports anchor/reporter
Produce and anchor sports specials
Post sports stories to digital platforms including social media
Work with promotions and marketing to provide material for promoting stories and segments
Work with the assignment desk to plan resources for sports coverage
Travel to sporting events for coverage at times

REQUIREMENTS:

At least two years in a commercial TV newsroom preferable as a sports anchor/reporter
Non Linear editing knowledge preferable with Adobe Premier
Knowledge and experience with ENPS
Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred
 

Qualifications Requirements:

Highly organized
Detail-Oriented
Social Media savvy
Works well in stressful situations and with deadlines
Extensive sports knowledge and good news judgment
Desire to win, especially in breaking news situations
Team player                                         
 

Education:                                          

Journalism or Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply Online URL:
https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/sports-director-6037

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-27