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Weekend Local News Sports Reporter Anchor

Hearst Television

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Job title:
Weekend Local News Sports Reporter Anchor

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Job description:

We’re looking for a dynamic on-air talent who makes a connection with viewers and loves the thrill of live television. You are versatile, enterprising, and can work fast and efficient, and work well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills. You will report to the News Director.

In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; you are a reporter/anchor who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. You will enterprise exclusives, tell compelling stories, and complete live shots. You are someone who isn’t afraid to ask tough questions and will hold those in power accountable. KETV Sports Reporter/Anchor will be expected to enterprise and produce content for KETV sportscasts, and KETV’s digital platforms. The winning candidate must be able to work nights and weekends and perform well under tight deadline pressures.

The right candidate also must be able to speak knowledgeably and extemporaneously on sports subjects and be well-researched on relevant sports issues. You’ll often be expected to work alone to shoot, edit and produce video content.

The position offers the opportunity to anchor sports casts as well.

Producing and anchoring sports segments
Live reporting for television
Videography and video editing
Writing and producing compelling stories for television and digital platforms
Enterprising original content and developing contacts with local sports figures and organizations
Deliver scripted and ad-lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose.
Plan, gather and assemble stories on day-of news or special project assignments.
Coordinate with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content
Develop a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance
Appear on behalf of the station at public events.
Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms throughout the day
Work on different stories and projects at once and meeting all deadlines
Summarize information into easy-to-understand components
In-person attendance required
2+ years of anchor experience required
2+ years of reporting experience required
Your demo reel is indicative of your everyday work
Good knowledge of all sports subjects and willingness to engage on social media
Anchor that connects with viewers, in addition to reporting skills
Operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology.
Can work in all weather conditions, work varied shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to carry up to 50 pounds
Have a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record
Have and exhibit unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production
Related military experience will be considered
Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
Medical | Dental | Vision
401(k) matching
Emotional Wellness Support
Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
LGBTQ+ Health Services
Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs

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Posted on:
February 19, 2024

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