Lubbock Christian University

Sports Anchor - KMID

Availability: May 20, 2021 - Jun. 30, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description: The Sports Anchor/Reporter is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.
• Additional Job Description
• Anchors Sports on weekends and when needed
• 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

Job Requirements: Requirements & Skills:• 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
• Minimum five years’ experience in sports reporting or anchoring (More or less depending on market size)
• Superior on-air presence
• 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

Organization: KMID

About the Organization: Television Broadcasting
Organization Location: Odessa, Texas

Who to contact

Name: Cindy Reed
Email: creed@kmid.tv
Address: 1550 W. I-20
Odessa, TX 79763