Title: Sports Anchor/Reporter/Producer
Department: News

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Strong local and national sports and news knowledge
  • Research, investigate, edit and write compelling sports stories
  • Anchor sportscasts and perform dynamic “live shots” that bring the fan experience to life for our viewers and followers
  • Conduct necessary interviews
  • Write and produce sportscasts for yourself and others
  • Report and produce general-assignment news as assigned
  • Deliver stories and most memorable game moments to WCCO.com as well as our social pages and other CBS digital properties
  • Meet all deadlines on air, online and mobile
  • Ensure a balanced and ethical presentation of news and information
  • Work with News, Production, Promotions, and Engineering on daily broadcasts, special reports/features and sweeps
  • Participate in Community and Station-Driven Events
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidate must think big, be results-oriented and innovative as well as demonstrate leadership and teamwork
  • Must produce coverage that is accurate and ethical
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills to unify the sports and news teams and make the best use of our resources

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Broadcast journalism preferred
  • Four years TV reporting experience in major TV market
  • Robust rolodex of contacts in the Minnesota Sports Scene

ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED
Click here to apply online.

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