Sports Reporter/Anchor, NBC 7 San Diego

Posted: 10/11/2018

Location: San Diego, California
Function: Production
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.

  • Basic Qualifications
  • 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 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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