Full Time Job

Sports Anchor / MMJ


Odessa, TX 05-23-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

About KOSA:

KOSA-TV/CBS7 News is the top-rated, long-time news leader in west Texas and southeastern New Mexico. Based in Midland/Odessa, we pride ourselves in being the dominant player in a highly competitive market where there is never a shortage of news that impacts people on the regional level, throughout the state of Texas and very often on the national stage. Our team of professionals is committed to sharing the most compelling stories every day...and we know that requires outstanding writers, creative photographers and an innovative production team. Whether we're following local officers to the nation's capital to remember their fallen brothers; traveling to Marine boot camp to highlight a local man's journey; covering a hometown president (George W. Bush) during his eight years in office; or tracking the latest developments in the oil and gas industry - KOSA is located at the epicenter of some of the most important news stories of our generation. As the only community in the country with an International Air and Space.

Learn More About KOSA Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2shXSUmdd8

Job Summary/Description:

CBS7 is the Breaking News and Weather Authority in Midland-Odessa and is looking for our next Weekend Sports Anchor & MMJ. Successful candidate must be a proven leader who is motivated, and passionate about storytelling. The ability to cultivate sources and produce enterprise stories is a must. This energetic candidate will be a strong live reporter and be driven by breaking news and deliver it with a sense of urgency. This opportunity is for a journalist who has a curious mind and is digitally driven. This is a rare opportunity to join a legacy station in a great company.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
* Anchor weekend sportscasts
* Contribute to Friday night football show
* Shoot, edit and present sports stories, sports highlights, and news stories
* Continue coverage online and on social media
* Enterprise story ideas
* Write conversationally and quickly
* Report live in the field

* Bachelors Degree in journalism
* An internship at a commercial TV newsroom
* A resume reel (this is a requirement to be considered)
* ENPS and Clickability Experience are a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d88xn9-3-233-219-62-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.