Sports Director

Sports Director



KTVE NBC 10/KARD FOX 14 in West Monroe, Louisiana is looking for a Sports Director. The Sports Director produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. This position works with our Weekend Sports Anchor and with our News Department to build sports stories for our viewers.

Resumes must have a link to your Sports reel. Resumes without a link to your reel will NOT be considered. NO PHONE CALLS.


Reports stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines Researches and analyzes background information related to stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions Shoots and edits news & sports events Produces and presents reports for all platforms Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites Performs special projects and other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience At least 3 years on-air experience at a local broadcast TV station in Sports Requirements & Skills: Fluency in English Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required Engaging on-air presence Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Valid driver’s license with a good driving record Flexibility to work any shift


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