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Weekend Sports Anchor / MMJ

Company: Nexstar Media Group
Location: East Providence
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

12 News in Providence, RI is looking for a full-time Weekend Sports Anchor / MMJ. The Sports Anchor / MMJ produces, reports, and anchors sports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to viewers.

  • Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms
  • Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
  • Assists in shooting, writing, copy editing, researching, and coordinating sports programming and other content
  • Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsroom situations as required
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Maintains video equipment
  • Shoots and edits video clips for television broadcasts and digital content
  • Writes stories for our websites and other digital platforms
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of New England sports and sports related activities
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
  • Broadcast experience in sports reporting or anchoring
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Flexibility to work any shift

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Sports Weekend Anchor / Multimedia Journalist requires the operation of a camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Daily travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures.

Keywords: Nexstar Media Group, East Providence , Weekend Sports Anchor / MMJ, Other , East Providence, Rhode Island

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