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Sports Reporter/MMJ

Tribune Company
Norfolk, VA
  • Job Code
    2019-49191
Sports Reporter/MMJ in Norfolk, Virginia | Careers at VA-Norfolk;720 Boush Street (WTKR/WGNT)
  • Sports Reporter/MMJ

    Location US-VA-Norfolk
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/3/2019 3:46 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-49191
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    WTKR/WGNT (CBS/CW) in Norfolk, Virginia, will soon have an opening for a full-time Sports Anchor/Reporter/MMJ.

    This individual must be able to clearly display how he or she is going to make sports-related stories matter to everyone. We are looking for a dynamic, creative individual who will bring new ideas to our team. You must be an experienced sports reporter/MMJ with a passion for visual storytelling and be able to produce quality content on deadline.

     

    In addition to our on-air efforts, we place great emphasis on covering sports stories and issues on the web, social media and other emerging media platforms. Your resume reel should clearly reflect your innovative approach to sports and examples of award-winning storytelling.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Reporting, shooting, editing, writing and producing stories for on-air, online, social media and other new media platforms yet to be developed.
    • Must have a solid grasp of all sports. Experience covering ACC teams a plus.
    • Candidate should be able to build local contacts to break local sports-related stories.
    • Must have a proven ability to tell effective stories with words, video, sound and graphics.
    • A superior ability to enterprise sports stories that will set our station apart from the others.
    • Must have a proven track record of producing unique sports content for the web and be able to show how you showcase those efforts on-air.
    • Must have a proven commitment to developing and implementing sports marketing (revenue-generating) projects.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

    Ability to edit video on non-linear video systems, particularly Final Cut Pro. Ability to shoot video on Sony EX-3 or other similar formats. Must have a willingness and interest in experimenting with new ways to tell stories. Ability to work well with people in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment.   Ideal candidates must be self-starters, hard workers, be versatile and efficient. Good communication skills and team-centered mindset. 

     

    Qualifications:

    A college degree in Communications or related-degree is pred. Candidates must have at least 2 years experience as a reporter or anchor at a commercial television station.

     

    Physical Requirements:

    Dexterity to operate photography equipment. Position requires employee to work various days of the week depending on the sporting season, weekends, holidays and in less than ideal weather conditions.  Should be able to lift at least 35 pounds with ease.

     

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