Full Time Job

Sports Director

KMOT

Minot, ND 07-14-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About KMOT:

KMOT-TV is the NBC affiliate in Minot, North Dakota, and the only locally-broadcast 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts in North Central North Dakota. A job at KMOT is a learning experience unlike any you'll find in a classroom--here, you'll get to shoot, write, and edit your own material, while receiving feedback and coaching from veteran journalists who monitor your progress. Our viewers have come to depend on our news team to be quick, and fair and accurate, from the first tweet and post, to the nightly wrap-up and anchor explainer, you'll get all the news.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
-produce/anchor the KMOT sports segment during the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts, Monday through Friday, with an emphasis on the local sports scene
-organize/plan coverage of local sports
-cover game highlights, along with interviews with athletes, coaches, etc.
-incorporate social media into coverage (Facebook live, Twitter, etc.)
-work with News Director on planning of coverage for major sporting events (high school football, state tournaments, etc.)
-participate in staff editorial meetings where needed
-maintain a flexible schedule that allows for being called in after hours if news breaks
-represent the station at public events

Qualifications:

Communications/Broadcast Journalism or equivalent degree is preferred
Ability to carry 20-30 lbs. of equipment
Knowledge of proper use of social media in covering news (Facebook live, Twitter, etc.)
Ability to collaborate with other team members

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbn6ox-3-235-120-150-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KMOT

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.