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Posted: April 29, 2024

Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Television
  • Pittsburgh

WTAE-TV

 

Position/Title:
Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter
Details:

WTAE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA is looking for a Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter. Applicant must possess a commanding and credible presence on the anchor desk, tell compelling stories, perform dynamic live shots, and consistently demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of all things NFL and NHL to an audience that knows as much as you do (and more) about the Steelers and Penguins.  We look for our sports staff to go beyond highlights and develop sources that can help us break local sports news as well as find stories in the community that inspire.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver scripted and ad-lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose.
  • Prepare and anchor sports segment and sports stories.
  • Produce and anchor sports specials.
  • Post sports stories to digital platforms including social media.
  • Work with promotions and marketing to provide material for promoting stories and segments.
  • Work with the assignment desk to plan resources for sports coverage.
  • Travel to sporting events for coverage at times.
  • Appear on behalf of the station at public events.
  • Work on different stories and projects at once and meeting all deadlines.
  • Summarize information into easy-to-understand components

Requirements

  • Three or more years as a broadcast sports anchor and reporter.
  • Knowledge and experience with ENPS preferred.
  • Your demo reel is indicative of your everyday work.
  • Anchor that connects with viewers, in addition to reporting skills
  • Can work in all weather conditions, work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record.
  • Have and exhibit unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production.
  • Related military experience will be considered.

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Benefits

Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
4/25/2024
Closing Date:
5/25/2024
City:
Pittsburgh – 15221
State:
Pennsylvania
Contact:
Please visit careers.htv.hearst.com to apply. EOE
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