Sports Director-Anchor

GENERAL PURPOSE
To provide a stable and professional air image with an emphasis on accuracy and fairness consistent with policies set by station management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
To produce and anchor the sports portion of weekday 530 & 10PM newscasts with responsibility for content, fairness and accuracy. Must contribute daily content to KKTV.COM and other associated digital products.

OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Some personal appearances outside the station are required. Position is also required to provide direction and schedule sports stories for the sports reporter. Position also requires the presentation of a professional image both on air and off. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES
Provide direction and scheduling for sports department.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:
Ability to write concise informative sports stories with an emphasis on accuracy and fairness while not forgetting the entertainment aspect of sports. Position requires a proven ability to edit video tape.

EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:
Applicable college degree - appropriate experience may be substituted for basic education requirements at employer's discretion.

EXPERIENCE:
* 5 years as a sports anchor at a broadcast station.
* Reporting & sports play-by-play experience a plus.

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
* Newsroom computer system
* Standard broadcast edit equipment

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position works indoors most of the time, working at a computer terminal and edit station with only occasional work outdoors.

SALARY:
Commensurate with abilities and experience.

APPLY ONLINE:
https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

KKTV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

All of KKTV employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of the application process, which includes a pre-employment drug test and MVR eligibility.