Weekend Sports Anchor
KCCI 8 News
|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.
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
Non-linear editing knowledge, preferable with Adobe Premier
Knowledge and experience with ENPS preferred
Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred
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
Journalism or Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred
Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.
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.