Posted: January 16, 2024

Sports Reporter/Anchor

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Come and join the best sports team in the Midstate of Pennsylvania. We are in central proximity to major metropolitan areas, including, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., New York, and more. Our fantastic work and play community is rich in history including Gettysburg, Lancaster, and Harrisburg. Join our family that is committed to being part of the fabric of our communities and a leader in bringing local news and sports coverage to our viewers.

The Sports Reporter/Anchor produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers.

  • Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms
  • Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching, and coordinating sports programming and other content
  • Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
  • Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage
  • Participates in promotional activities, including public appearances
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Shoots videos for sports reports
  • Sets up, composes and executes video shots
  • Maintains video equipment
  • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites


  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities
  • Fluency in English, bi-lingual a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to ad-lib when required
  • Minimum five years’ experience in sports reporting or anchoring (More or less depending on market size)
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Experience guiding, directing, and motivating others
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Valid drivers license with a good driving record
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