• Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


WROC-News 8, a CBS affiliate, seeks a highly motivated, multi-talented Sports Reporter/Anchor to serve as a presenter of sports stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. The Sports Reporter/ Anchor, analyzes, and presents facts about sports events by interview, investigation or observation.


Essential 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


Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

  • Superior on-air presence

  • Minimum three years' experience in sports reporting and anchoring (more or less depending on market size).

  • Fluency in English

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required

  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others

  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills

  • 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

  • Pay Range: $16 – $18.75 Hourly based on level of experience



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