Full Time Job

Sports Anchor / Reporter

WXII

Winston-Salem, NC 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WXII-TV, the Hearst owned NBC affiliate in Winston-Salem, NC is looking for a Sports Anchor/Reporter. Work schedule includes weekends and nights. The ideal candidate will cover professional, college and high school sports, as well as the area's active outdoor lifestyle. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills. On-air experience and the ability to write, shoot and edit are all a must. A presence on social media and our digital platforms is also key.

Job Responsibilities:
• Delivers scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose
• Regularly plans, gathers, assembles stories, and produces sportscasts
• Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound
• Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop enterprising and exclusive content
• Contributes pictures, video, and web copy to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day
• Demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines
• Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
• Appears on behalf of the station at public events

Experience Requirements:
• Past anchor experience (2-5 years) required
• Past reporting experience (2-5 years) required
• Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover
• Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work

Qualifications Requirements:
• Proven Anchor with ability to connect with viewers, in addition to strong reporting skills
• Ability to operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology
• Can work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 pounds
• Has a valid driver's license and a clean driving record
• Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends

Education:
• Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience
• Military training and experience will be considered

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dykj93-18-204-2-146-42 in your application.

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WXII

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.