Sports Reporter/Anchor, NBC 7 San Diego
Location: San Diego, California
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Cover local and national newsworthy sports stories as assigned by the News Department.
Produce original content for Digital Platforms.
Report the stories on a variety of pre- taped or live formats, either in the studio or from the field on location.
Provide input to the show producer on show content and format
Be active in social media
Record daily topicals
Perform live interviews and/or live demonstrations.
Research, plan, and schedule stories or segments.
Edit or supervise the editing of video used in conjunction with news stories and programs.
Write scripts, lead-ins, cues and bridges as requested by supervisor.
Perform on air news anchor work when assigned.
May make appearances before social and civic groups and at schools and colleges on behalf of the station.
Anchor special projects and non-news shows
Provide coaching and input on stories to other staff members
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Must be a skilled writer with outstanding communication skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or Communications preferred.
Minimum of 4 years sports reporting experience
Minimum of 2 years of live shot experience
Minimum of 4 years of anchoring experience, from a local station or network news environment
Additional Job Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in San Diego
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must have ability to work any of a 24/7 shift
Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume
Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
Strong live reporting skills. Able to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines.
Must be able to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news.
Up to date on and interested in current news events
Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure.
Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations.
Upbeat personality and quick wit.
Familiarity with local leaders a plus.
Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision.
Team player who is flexible and can work under tight deadlines
High degree of integrity and professionalism
Strong sports knowledge and storytelling skills
Able to enterprise original stories
Multi-media journalism skills a plus
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