Sports Anchor/Reporter, Job #8-13

Posted at: 03/14/2012 3:04 PM | Updated at: 05/13/2013 9:05 AM

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience in news/sports reporting, anchoring, producing, shooting and editing.
  • Proven abilities in live reporting.
  • Knowledge of photo journalism and non-linear editing equipment a must.
  • Must be able to work quickly and accurately.
  • Exceptional communication skills, oral and written
  • Professional, consistent, on-air appearance
  • Abilities in critical thinking, quick and effective decision-making, live ad-libbing, and maintaining performance under extreme pressure and on strict deadline required
  • Highly developed public-speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a safe driving history as determined by the Company.  Driving record will be checked.

DUTIES:

  • Anchor and produce sportscast
  • Shoot, edit, write and post daily content for on-air and web.
  • Report live and/or on tape as assigned.
  • Daily social media engagement as directed by management.
  • Exhibit enterprise reporting through the origination and development of relevant, time news sports stories that are at all times fair and accurate.
  • Present live on TV unscripted news/sports coverage
  • Make occasional community appearances
  • Maintain appropriate and strict standards regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics and grooming as directed by management.
  • Develop strong and broad-based sources in Rochester sports market
  • Contribute to the overall team effort to provide the Rochester market with the best possible local TV journalism.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform the essential job functions.  Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds required.

 

 

*Please submit a tape in DVD format or a demo reel link of your on-air experience along with your resume and cover letter.

 

APPLY TO:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
Job# 8-13
191 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14604
Fax: (585) 454-7433
Email: kknox@whec.com
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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