Sports Anchor

DESCRIPTION:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Seeking creative and experienced Sports Anchor/Reporter for TV and all digital platforms.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Report, write and deliver engaging, informative and compelling sports content that distinguish themselves from competitors.
  • Develop and execute enterprise stories on regular basis
  • Shoot and edit with prosumer camera
  • Establish and maintain relationships and sources to break stories
  • Consistently contribute sports content to station's social media and digital platforms
  • Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy and fairness
  • Ensure all daily production deadlines at met
  • Other duties, as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
  • Dynamic storyteller and interviewer
  • A leader who works well with the team and can successfully execute the station's mission
  • Outstanding and energetic communicator on-air, online and social media platforms
  • Vast knowledge of sports and teams that interests Chicago audience
  • Ability to work well under deadline pressure
  • Ability to work flexible schedule, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Five years of experience as sports TV anchor/reporter, preferably in a top 20 market.

Must possess a college degree in broadcast journalism or similar field.

Strong familiarity with Chicago area and local sports scene