Full Time Job

Sports Director


Kirksville, MO 11-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KTVO ABC/CBS, Kirksville, MO/Ottumwa, Iowa is seeking a Sports Director to lead our sports department. Successful candidate will lead sports journalists committed to covering the hard news of sports. The Sports Director is responsible for organizing and leading a department that produces daily sports content.

• Organize and lead Sports Department
• Gather sports information and report, write and edit content for all platforms
• Assign other sports journalists and organize their work for proper & efficient function of Sports Department
• Cover area sports
• Ability to travel to sporting events
• Ability to produce sports stories and special programs both live and pre-recorded for broadcast and digital platforms
• Report and write sports stories
• Ability to edit video images

Position Requirements:
• Education: 4 year college degree – journalism preferred
• Prior work experience: 2 years previous television sports anchoring/reporting experience

Technical Knowledge:
• ENG Cameras and Recorders
• Video Editing systems
• Digital platforms
• Organized
• Detail Oriented

Desirable Attributes:
• Ability to ad-lib
• Strong writing and communications skills
• Command of English language and grammar
• Strong knowledge of all sports and a view of how they relate to life in the Heartland
• Ability to manage and lead Sports Department
• Be able to work Independently or as a team

Physical Attributes:
• Needs the physical strength and endurance involved with transporting video camera and equipment

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4wp2q-52-205-167-104-42 in your application.