The Sports Producer coordinates and produces sports segments, coordinates major sports coverage, produces weekend sportscasts. This position produces relevant/current sports shows that incorporate key local sporting events. May also assist with line producing or writing for newscasts.
Essential Job Functions:
20%-Content creation – coordinates story development w/sports reporter/anchor.
20%-Show production – creates production elements, coordinates live coverage.
20% Edits content.
20%-Booth producing – if applicable coordinates live elements with crew and news team.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Minimum four years of experience producing news for a television or cable station preferably in sports.
Experience with Avid, Internet production tools, and MS office strongly preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to effectively communicate in aggressive, fast-paced news environment
Must be a self-starter with ability to follow through on projects until completion.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Newscast producing, show writing, i-news experience preferred
In depth understanding of the news business.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
Will require travel: 20%