Weekend Sports Anchor-Reporter

Duluth, MN 55811

Full Job Description

This position is responsible for selecting, researching, writing and gathering sports newscast content stories for broadcast. This position is also responsible for presenting live on TV and radio unscripted and scripted news reports.

  • Anchor and produce weekend sportscast.
  • Shoot, edit, write and post daily content for on-air and web.
  • Report live and/or on tape as assigned.
  • Daily content published to our digital platforms as directed by management.
  • Exhibit enterprise reporting through the origination and development of relevant, time news sports stories that are at all times fair and accurate.
  • Present live on TV unscripted news/sports coverage.
  • Contribute to the overall team effort to provide the best possible local TV journalism.
  • Develop strong and broad-based sources in the local sports market.
  • Participate in public appearances and community events.
  • Maintain appropriate and strict standards regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics and grooming as directed by management.
  • Prior experience in news/sports reporting, anchoring, producing, shooting and editing. Proven abilities in live reporting.
  • Knowledge of photojournalism and non-linear editing equipment a must.
  • Must be able to work quickly and accurately.
  • Exceptional communication skills, oral and written.
  • Professional, consistent, on-air appearance.
  • Abilities in critical thinking, quick and effective decision-making, live ad-libbing, and maintaining performance under extreme pressure and on strict deadline required.
  • Highly developed public-speaking and interpersonal skills. Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked.
  • To be considered, applicants must submit a demo reel or a link of their work.
  • WDIO-TV, News Channel 10/13 is the award-winning ABC network affiliate for Northeastern Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin. Part of Hubbard Broadcasting, WDIO-TV is committed to excellence in all that it does-broadcast news with hyper-local coverage, important public service that deals powerfully with today’s issues, and now, more than ever, top-notch digital content, to reach our viewers and followers with information the way they want to receive it. When you work for WDIO-TV, you will find yourself among dedicated, passionate people who work hard every day to improve our product and our community. If you have the qualifications, and you are a person of talent and integrity, we invite you to apply!

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