The sports reporter is responsible for gathering sports news materials, interviewing persons both on and off camera, preparing and presenting news reports either live on-air or in a pre-recorded format or on various digital platforms. The sports reporter must be enterprising and self-motivated and be able to work independently to follow leads to develop stories. Requires a thorough understanding of all journalistic standards and broadcast production techniques used to create visual and compelling content for newscasts, sportscasts and social media. Strong writing and on-air presentation skills are required. Must actively follow sports events on a local, national, and international level.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field required.
Must have a minimum of two years’ experience as a broadcast reporter in a mid-size market covering professional sports teams. Anchor experience is preferred. Must be able to meet aggressive deadlines while still completing high quality stories.
Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.