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Sports Anchor/Reporter (Full Time)

06 Apr, 2022
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
4/5/2022
Closing Date:
5/27/2022
City:
Portland - 97201
State:
Oregon
URL:
http://www.koin.com
Experience:

Job Description


The Sports Anchor/Reporter produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers.


Essential Duties & 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 the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
  • 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:

Requirements & Skills:

  • Minimum five years' experience in sports reporting or anchoring
  • 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
  • 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 assignments 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


Education/Experience:
  Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education); plus (3) years of television anchoring or reporting experience preferred.

 

Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom computer systems.

 

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High-stress environment with deadline pressures and the demands of breaking news, which can happen at any time. The position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent changes in direction and priority. Travel may be required. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Must be willing and able to work any and all shifts as necessary, including overnights/early morning, days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

 

Must be able to sit, conduct phone conversations, use email, 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, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Must be able to sit for long periods of time.

 

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

 

To Apply: Please visit the Work for Us page at KOIN.com: https://bit.ly/2NpjYBu or at the Nexstar Website at:  https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar to complete the application process.   

 

To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Inc. Career Portal: Please remember to attach your cover letter, resume, and a link to your demo reel or portfolio (if applicable).

 

Nexstar Careers - First Time users must create an Account

 

About Us:

Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN-TV is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing exceptional local news content on-air and online (koin.com), CBS Network programming, and syndicated entertainment to viewers across Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN News is Watching Out for You with 51 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather, traffic, KOIN News AM-Extra, and Game-On!  Our sister station, KRCW-TV – Portland’s CW – began broadcasting in 1989. Portland’s CW offers CW network programming, along with local sports and syndicated comedy programming, and talk shows. Also under the umbrella of KOIN-TV is Antenna TV, which features classic TV programs from the 1960s-to 1990s, such as Family Ties, Johnny Carson, Bewitched, Coach, and many others.  

 

KOIN-TV, KRCW-TV, and Antenna TV are Nexstar Media Inc. television stations serving Oregon and SW Washington from our studios in downtown Portland, OR. Nexstar Media Inc. is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full-power stations (including partner stations) in 116 markets addressing more than 68% of U.S. television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Today, as one of the most powerful and trusted voices in America, Nexstar remains true to its mission to uphold the public interest principles of localism, diversity, and trustworthy, unbiased broadcast journalism. At the same time, the company continues to simultaneously raise its commitment to support the evolving needs and interests of the local viewers, hometown businesses, and community organizations that it proudly serves each day.

 

*****EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED****   

 

KOIN/Nexstar Media Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

KOIN/Nexstar Media Inc. values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check.

Contact:
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
Apply Online URL:
https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****
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