• Full Time
  • Anywhere

WFMY-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

WFMY News 2 in Greensboro, North Carolina is looking for an experienced, engaging and enterprising contributor to join our team as a Sports Reporter/Anchor! The ideal candidate will be a key contributor to our overall content strategy and must be eager to produce great stories on their own or with a team by capturing compelling video and interviews for all platforms. This journalist should be a self-starter who is committed to developing sources to break news and identify strong enterprise content. We are looking for someone committed to being a local sports expert on all things high school sports, local college sports, hockey, NASCAR and the Carolina Panthers. The right person for this job goes beyond the highlights of games and builds sportscasts with moments and great storytelling. You must be passionate about all things sports including various stories, perspectives, and points of view.

Responsibilities:

•   Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms

•   Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner

•   Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories

•   Develop original content through social listening and independent sources

• Use your skills to produce different sportscasts and specials that aren’t afraid to break the mold

•    Deliver on-air events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner

• Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility

•    Develop sources that allow you to break stories

• Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media

• Enterprise sports stories

• Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video

• Possess a clear understanding of the tenets of professional journalism

•    Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and react in live situations to cover breaking news

• Contribute ideas for daily content and recognize angles, perspectives, and interview that would make for urgent or interesting sports stories

• Research stories to ensure accuracy, write clearly in broadcast style, and present stories in an engaging and compelling manner


JOB EXPERIENCE

1-3 yrs


REQUIREMENTS

•  One(1) to two(2) years on-air experience

•  Ability to shoot/edit content on your own and with a team

•  Demonstrate a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to collaborate with sports team

•  Must have a valid Driver's License

 

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Light work

Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


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