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Reporter

Hearst Television, Needham, MA USA

The story is yours!

Duration: Full-Time


WCVB-TV, the Hearst Television ABC affiliate in Boston, is looking for a dynamic storyteller to join the SportsCenter 5 team. We are seeking a multi-faceted reporter/anchor/producer who can break the big sports stories, move beyond press conference sound bites, enterprise compelling human-interest stories, and find unique angles to captivate the non-sports fan. Must be able to craft compelling pieces with high production value, execute energetic live shots, produce sportscasts, and effectively convert on-air content to all digital platforms.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose
  • Regularly plan, gather, and assemble stories related to Boston’s professional and collegiate sports teams as well as club and high school sports
  • Coordinate with news managers and producers to develop impactful, exclusive stories
  • Develop a network of local and national sources who provide tips and early access to information that allows WCVB to break stories of significance
  • Committed to digital platforms and ready, willing, and able to extend WCVB’s reach by working creatively with our digital team
  • Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrating exceptional time-management skills under pressure
  • Demonstrate unwavering journalistic integrity, ethical standards, and a team-player approach
  • Appear on behalf of the station at public events

Requirements:

  • Has a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends
  • Can work in all weather conditions

Experience

  • Previous television sports experience required
  • Working knowledge of broadcast newsroom systems (ENPS, etc.)

Education:

  • College degree or equivalent work/military experience

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

Want to learn more about Hearst Television? Visit Hearst Television's website.