Sports Anchor Reporter

Posted by Tribune Broadcasting

Huntsville, AL
Posted: 2019-01-03

Description:

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Sports Anchor/Reporter in our Huntsville location.

The Sports Anchor/Reporter must be a strong sports journalist whose stories go beyond game highlights. This person must bring energy and thrive on producing sports coverage that keeps the non-sports lover entertained! 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute unique sports news, features and enterprise stories that will set the station apart from others and appeal to target audience
  • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community in order to break local sports-related stories
  • Participate in station community and promotional events
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 2-3 years broadcast sports reporting experience
  • Experience covering SEC sports preferred
  • Knowledge of social media/online platforms
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Contact:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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