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WQRF-TV in Rockford, IL is looking a Sports Anchor/Reporter.


Brief description of duties & responsibilities:

• 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 writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content.
• Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
• Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage. 
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. 
• Shoots video for sports reports.
• Sets up, composes and executes video shots.
• Maintains video equipment.
• Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content.
• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.


Work experience:

• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities. 
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.



• Minimum two years' experience in sports reporting or anchoring. 
• Superior on-air presence.
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.


Interested candidates should go to our corporate site: https://www.nexstar.tv/careers
TV Station Opportunities, Requisition ID 2018-2119.


Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar