Dir, Sports

Location US-TN-Memphis
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/8/2018 1:28 PM)
Job ID
News Operations


WREG, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Sports Anchor/Reporter to work in our Memphis 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!


  • Write, edit and shoot breaking sports news, features and enterprise stories for daily newscasts and sportscasts
  • Present sports content from the studio, live on location, and on all digital platforms.
  • Work closely with managers, producers, and other newsroom team members to construct sports stories that meet station directives
  • Create and manage content for social media/web
  • Identify and develop sources within the sports community
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1-2 years of professional broadcast experience required
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Equal Employment Opportunity

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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