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Full Time Job

Sports Reporter

Nexstar

Buffalo, NY 04-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Sports Reporter is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.
• Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms
• Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
• Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content
• Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
• Shoots video for sports reports
• Maintains video equipment
• Edits video clips for television broadcasts and social media content
• Writes stories for the website and other social media platforms
• Salary - $55,000 to $60,000

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum five years' experience in sports reporting or anchoring
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and multi-tasks
• Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Flexibility to work any shift

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7yw89-3-235-20-185-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $55,000 to $60,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Nexstar

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.