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Sports Anchor / Reporter

WCAX

South Burlington, VT 04-29-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Sports Anchor / Reporter - WCAX

About WCAX:

About WCAX:WCAX is the original and leading station in the Burlington-Plattsburgh market. We paved the way for TV in this whole area of the country. We are a station of innovators. If you are the person who will help us inform, educate, entertain and delight an audience of more than 750,000 people, then you need to send your resume and reel to us right now. Take this opportunity to build your career in a place people come from all over the world to enjoy.

Job Summary/Description:

WCAX-TV has an immediate opening for a sports anchor/reporter. Our team is dedicated to local sports coverage, but we go beyond the highlights and scores to bring our viewers compelling stories about people and communities. Top candidates will be interested in both traditional and non-traditional sports, love the great outdoors and be ready to embrace Vermont winters.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
- Produce and anchor sports segments for newscasts.
- Find and develop stories around sports.
- Develop sources with local athletics programs for stories and context.
- Shoot, edit and write content for newscasts.
- Write and post stories and videos for station digital platforms.
- Help produce sports segments in coordination with the sports director.

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Proven ability to tell people-centered stories.
- Ability to shoot and edit video.
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of gear and equipment.
- Must maintain clean driving record.
- Strong computer skills for research and contributions to digital platforms.
- Familiarity with latest social media trends and products.
- Willingness to work long hours and overtime when necessary.

Come join our dynamic sports/news team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ropyx3-34-204-174-110-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WCAX

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.