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Sports Anchor and Multimedia Journalist

KOAT

Albuquerque, NM 02-28-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Weekend Sports Anchor and Local Sports Multimedia Journalist (MMJ)

KOAT-TV, the Hearst affiliate in Albuquerque, NM is looking for a Weekend Sports Anchor and sports MMJ who can identify important sports story ideas, shoot and edit video news packages, and present in a compelling manner. The Multimedia Journalist is motivated, loves telling stories, and is prepared to deliver them LIVE. You will report to the News Director.

Responsibilities
• Gather information for sports stories and live reports for newscasts that could include mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays
• Anchor weekend sports/fill-in for Sports Director as needed
• Put together high-quality packages
• Collaborate with management on sports packages, special reports and documentaries
• Develop sources, create story ideas, and produce content on-air, online, and all digital platforms
• Plan, implement, and execute day-of and extensive sports coverage
• Shoot live shots and live interviews, and track news stories

Requirements
• Professional or schooling experience in television news reporting, photography and editing
• Creative writer and editor
• Must be skilled a planning for immediate and long-term sports coverage
• Must be disciplined and a self-starter
• Must deliver with authenticity to connect with viewers
• Can provide samples of reporting and photography
• Experience developing local contacts
• Experience shooting and editing high-quality video
• Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production
• Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate and representative of the communities we serve.

Benefits

Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible, and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse partner, or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
• Medical | Dental | Vision
• 401(k) matching
• Emotional Wellness Support
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Parental Leave
• LGBTQ+ Health Services
• Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re0wv7-3-238-235-248-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KOAT

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.