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Weekend Sports Anchor

KCCI 8 News

Company KCCI
Position Weekend Sports Anchor
Jobdescription KCCI 8 News, Iowa’s News Leader has an opening for a Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter. Applicant must have proven ability to tell compelling stories, perform dynamic live shots, and must be able to shoot and edit. We look for our sports staff to go beyond highlights and look for compelling community stories.

Job Responsibilities:

Prepare and anchor sports segment and produce sports stories

Serve as a reporter and photographer for gathering and presenting sports stories

Produce and anchor sports specials

Post sports stories to digital platforms including social media

Work with the assignment desk to plan resources for sports coverage

Travel to sporting events for coverage

Work with promotions and marketing to provide material for promoting stories and segments

In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:

Non-linear editing knowledge, preferable with Adobe Premier

Knowledge and experience with ENPS preferred

Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred

Qualifications Requirements:

Highly organized


Social media savvy

Works well in stressful situations and with deadlines

Extensive sports knowledge and good news judgment

Desire to win, especially in breaking news situations

Team player


Journalism or Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred

Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.
Expdate 1/6/2022

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