Full Time Job

Sports Director / MMJ

KLEW

Lewiston, ID 05-09-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

KLEW, a CBS affiliate, is looking for a great Sports Director/MMJ to work on our team. We have the PAC 12's Washington State University Cougars, Lewis Clark State College Warriors of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, University of Idaho Vandals, and several high school rivals to cover. Of course, there are also the dedicated and passionate fans, coaches, and families who support their local teams. We're looking for a strong self-starter who can not only deliver the scores and highlights, but a great storyteller who can capture the stories told each and every day, on and off the fields, during practice, and during the games. If you'd like to be a part of our strong KLEW team and our local sports scene, send us a link to your best work.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Superior knowledge of sports on all levels from professional to high school

• Proven ability to deliver material in a wide variety of on-camera situations

• Demonstrable hands-on knowledge of contemporary broadcast newsroom systems, including iNews and Avid video editing is highly desired

• The ability to shoot video and operate as a multimedia journalist is a must

• A valid driver's license with a good driving record is required

• Must have own transportation to and from work

• Strong Leadership skills

• Smooth/pleasant delivery

• Strong writing skills and news judgment

• Sharp video shooting and editing skills

• Exemplary communication skills

Requirements and Qualifications:
• A bachelor's degree with preferably an emphasis in journalism/mass communications/sports, or equivalent professional work experience is required

• Solid experience in online and social media content creation is preferred

• Live commercial television experience is a must

• Strong ''in-the-field and live'' skills

• Exceptional written communications skills using a conversational writing style

• Strong editorial judgment and a proven ethical foundation

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

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

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