WTVJ Multiplatform Sports MMJ

Posted: 1/3/2020

Location: Miramar, Florida
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

This is a unique opportunity to broaden your skills and work both on-air, as a sports MMJ and on digital platforms. Saturday and Sunday are the assigned days to anchor for broadcast platform. Assigned to field reporting on three weekdays.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generate and research story ideas, schedule and conduct interviews
  • Conceptualize, write, film, edit and produce sports stories
  • Produce, write, edit stories and sportscasts under short deadline
  • Work cohesively within a team and newsroom environment
  • Create regular content for digital and social platforms
  • Build relationships in the community to develop story leads
  • Maintain relationships in ongoing stories to follow-up as appropriate
  • Anchor weekly flagship sports show on Sunday nights
  • Follow the guidelines of NBCUniversal Integrity policies

  • Basic Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Journalism or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in writing, producing and editing (non-linear) on an electronic news producing system

    Eligibility Requirements:
    • Able to work a flexible schedule and shifts, including weekends and evenings
    • Must be willing to work at the station in the Miramar location
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
    • No relocation benefits available
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
    • Able to work extended and flexible hours during hurricanes, emergency situations and breaking news

    • Experience as a Sports MMJ or Reporter
    • Strong sports writing skills
    • Ability to write, edit, produce and gather content under heavy deadline pressure, without compromising accuracy or credibility
    • Experience utilizing social media as a news gathering/reporting tool
    • Ability to interact professionally and build relationships and contacts
    • Ability to make priority decisions under deadline
    • Excel both as a team player and as a self-starter who can work independently
    • Excellent ad-lib and live reporting skills
    • Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile
    • Strong computer skills
    • Passion to develop and present story ideas
    • Experience with Adobe Premiere & Panasonic P2

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