Lubbock Christian University

Sports Director/Anchor - KMID

Availability: Jan 6, 2022 - Mar. 31, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description: The Sports Director produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
•    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: •    Minimum five years' experience in sports reporting or anchoring
•    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
•    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