Full Time Job

Weekend Sports Anchor

FOX-40

Sacramento, CA 06-08-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KTXL FOX40 News is seeking a Weekend Sports Anchor to be part of our three-person team covering Northern California sports like nobody else.

We are committed to producing compelling sports content on all platforms. We believe it is a core part of our mission to provide hyper-local coverage and connect with the diverse communities we serve.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Write, produce, and present sportscasts and stories in an interesting, engaging way, appealing to both hard-core and casual fans
• Assist in the writing, editing, researching and production of sports content generated by others, including the Digital team
• Ensure all sports content meets station and company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
• Display a vast knowledge of teams, players, and storylines, especially those relevant to the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto market
• Respond to breaking sports news and events and other situations as required
• Enterprise unique, original stories that differentiate our coverage from others
• Work closely with other members of the Sports team to develop comprehensive coverage plans
• Shoot video and maintains video equipment
• Edit video clips for television broadcasts and digital platforms
• Write content for website and other digital platforms
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media
• Collaborate with Digital staff to make sure website, mobile app and social media are updated with timely, relevant content
• Participate in promotional activities including public appearances and community service events

REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS:
• Two years anchoring or reporting local sports for television
• General knowledge of all local and regional teams at the high school, college and professional levels
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Flexibility to work any shift

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1bj7v-44-192-94-86-42 in your application.

Company Profile
FOX-40

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.