Full Time Job

Sports Anchor / Reporter/ Multi Media Journalist

CBS Television Stations

Chicago, IL 10-11-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Seeking creative and experienced Sports Anchor/Reporter/MMJ for TV and all digital platforms.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Report, write, shoot, and edit engaging, informative and compelling sports content.
• Develop and execute enterprise stories on regular basis.
• Consistently contribute sports content to station's social media and digital platforms
• Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy, fairness and ethics.
• Ensure all daily production deadlines are met
• Other duties, as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Dynamic storyteller and interviewer
• A leader who works well with a team and can successfully execute the station's mission
• Outstanding and energetic communicator on-air, online and social media platforms
• Vast knowledge of sports and teams that interests Chicago audience
• Experience with non-linear shooting and editing
• Knowledge of use of social media a must and ability to execute station's strategy.
• Works well under deadline pressure
• Ability to work flexible schedule, as needed.



QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Five years of experience as sports anchor/reporter, preferably in a top 20 market.

Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or similar field.

Strong familiarity with Chicago area and local sports scene

Experience shooting and editing with prosumer camera is encouraged

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