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Weekend Sports Anchor / MMJ


East Providence, RI 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
12 News in Providence, RI is looking for a full-time Weekend Sports Anchor / MMJ. The Sports Anchor / MMJ produces, reports, and anchors sports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to viewers.
• 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 shooting, writing, copy editing, researching, and coordinating sports programming and other content
• Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsroom situations as required
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
• Maintains video equipment
• Shoots and edits video clips for television broadcasts and digital content
• Writes stories for our websites and other digital platforms
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites

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 New England sports and sports related activities
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
• Broadcast experience in sports reporting or anchoring
• Superior on-air presence
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• 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

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Sports Weekend Anchor / Multimedia Journalist requires the operation of a camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Daily travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5kwk7-3-235-191-87-42 in your application.

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Company Profile

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.