- Full Time
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KCCI, the Hearst-owned CBS station in Des Moines, IA, has an opening for a Sports Reporter. Applicant must have proven ability to tell compelling stories, perform dynamic live shots and must be able to shoot and edit. 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.
- Find and tell sports stories that appeal to all viewers, not just a sports fan
- Serve as a reporter and photographer for gathering and presenting sports stories during the week and on weekends
- Fill in for 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 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
- Highly organized
- 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