Sports Director

Greenville, South Carolina
May 29, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

WYFF 4, the Hearst owned NBC station in Greenville, SC, has an immediate opening for a sports anchor/reporter. Applicant must have proven ability to tell compelling stories, perform dynamic live shots, and must be able to shoot and edit. Experience producing special programs is also a plus. We need a storyteller who has a dynamic on-air presence and excellent communication skills. You must also have a proven track record of social media engagement.


Job Responsibilities:                                              

  • Prepare and anchor sports segment and sports stories for weekday evening shows

  • Serve as a reporter and photographer for gathering and presenting sports stories during the week and on weekends
  • Fill in for weekend sports anchor/reporter

  • 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


Experience Requirements:

  • At least two years in a commercial TV newsroom preferable as a sports anchor/reporter

  • Non Linear editing knowledge preferable with Adobe Premier

  • Knowledge and experience with ENPS

  • Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred


Qualifications Requirements:

  • Highly organized

  • Detail-Oriented

  • Social Media savvy

  • Works well in stressful situations and with deadlines

  • Extensive sports knowledge and good news judgment

  • Desire to win, especially in breaking news situations

  • Team player                                         



  • Journalism or Broadcasting degree or equivalent preferred

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