Sports Anchor/MMJ

Job Description

Company Overview:


Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.


 


EEO Statement:


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


 


Position Summary:


WVNS in Beckley, Bluefield, Lewisburg, West Virginia is looking for a Sports Anchor / MMJ to cover a wide variety of sports in the Mountain State.   From local high school sports such as Friday night football, minor league baseball, and even NFL training camps held at the historic Greenbrier Resort. 


 


We’re looking for someone whose knowledge of sports is far reaching and varied.  We are looking for someone who can tell inspiring stories from the sports field as well as call highlights from local rival football games.   This position puts you in the role of being in charge of your own department.   You are the anchor, the reporter, everything.   You will need to be an active member of the community and be fully immersed in the culture of southern West Virginia.   You’ll live in a community full of good, friendly people who want to help you succeed.   When you succeed, the station succeeds, so that is our goal.   If you are ready to come to a station where you can tell great stories, work with a great team, please apply.


 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms

  • Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality

  • Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner

  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content

  • Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required

  • Works closely with staff to develop comprehensive sports coverage

  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances

  • Performs special projects and other duties as igned

  • Shoots video for sports reports

  • Sets up, composes and executes video shots

  • Maintains video equipment

  • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content

  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms

  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites



Requirements & Skills:




  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities

  • Fluency in English

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in sports reporting or anchoring

  • Superior on-air presence

  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others

  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills

  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize ignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

  • Flexibility to work any shift


Physical Demands & Work Environment:


 


The Sports Anchor must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Sports Anchor must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.


 


 


 

More details

Name Job Description
Company Name WVNS TV
Education Graduate
Job Type Full Time
Job Status Interviewing
Link To Apply Apply Online

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