Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter (8664)
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CBS Austin -- located in the home of the Texas Longhorns -- is looking for an experienced weekend sports anchor and reporter. Qualified candidates must share our vision of producing and reporting coverage of sports that stands out as being informative and entertaining for fans and non-fans alike.
To be considered for this position, you must have a passion for going beyond scores and highlights and telling real stories. Strong writing, photography, and nonlinear editing skills are a must. We are looking for someone who can create memorable stories, has a strong work ethic, time management and live shot skills. Demonstrated knowledge of how to position great content on air and on website-mobile-social media platforms is required. You must work well independently and as part of a team in a high energy, creative and collaborative environment. We are looking for a strong team player with competitive drive who upholds high journalistic and ethical standards, under deadline pressure.
- Covering day-to-day sporting events and sports features on a variety of platforms, including on air, website, social media, and mobile
- 2 years of daily TV sports anchoring and reporting is required
- This position requires working nights, weekends, and holidays
- Strong social media presence
- Experience editing in a non-linear format
- You must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record
- A college degree in journalism or related field is required
If you have the required skills and experience, we want to hear from you! Please apply online and include a resume, cover letter stating your sports anchoring and reporting philosophy, professional references, and web link to your recent work. If you don't have a web link, please send a non-returnable DVD to:
Attn: News Director
10700 Metric Blvd
Austin, TX 78758
Please no phone calls.
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