• Sports Anchor/Reporter

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/3/2019 10:28 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-48780
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Sports Anchor/Reporter in our Huntsville 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! 

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and execute unique sports news, features and enterprise stories that will set the station apart from others and appeal to target audience
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community in order to break local sports-related stories
    • Participate in station community and promotional events
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2-3 years broadcast sports reporting experience
    • Experience covering SEC sports preferred
    • Knowledge of social media/online platforms
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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    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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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