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Sports Reporter / MMJ

Posted: 03/18/2021

KXII-TV News 12 is seeking a sports anchor/reporter working directly under the sports director shooting, editing, and reporting on local sports during the week and anchoring sports in our weekend newscasts. You will learn the ropes from an award-winning team, and your material will air in the market's top-rated newscasts.  General responsibilities include:
?Video editing
?Newswriting (both digital and broadcast)
?Finding and telling compelling local sports stories
?Writing and posting multimedia-rich digital news stories and video highlights
?Updating personal, as well as occasionally, the station's social media accounts on local sports items
The right candidate will be comfortable and skilled in front of the camera, whether it be doing live shots in the field or anchoring in studio, a strong copy writer, video editor and shooter, a competent problem-solver, a quick thinker, and a good communicator.  Must work well under pressure and on deadline.  Knowledge of electronic news gathering, shooting video, & non-linear editing required. Knowledge of broadcast and digital news writing, as well as social media best practices required. Knowledge of sports (rules, leagues, etc.) required. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred. MUST INCLUDE LINK TO DEMO REEL WITH APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION. Must commit to Gray Television’s drug free workplace policy and pass preemployment drug screening. KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.  To apply please click on the link below.