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Broadcast Careers: WOWT TV, Omaha - Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

                                                                              WOWT Weekend Sports Anchor/ Reporter

January 15, 2018

 

Maximum Application Deadline: March 31, 2018.

Applicants will be notified of Position Closing.

 

WOWT is accepting applications for a full-time Weekend Sports Anchor/ Reporter.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is for a voracious news gatherer. The ideal candidate will be shooting, reporting and editing local sports stories for Channel 6 broadcasts on-air and on all digital platforms. Anchoring sports cast in weekend newscasts. Other duties as assigned.

 

Must demonstrate strong skills in...

Candidates should have at least two years’ experience as a sports reporter for a broadcast news station or news website. Duties of this job include developing, reporting and coverage if local sports stories. Staying current on sports topics, local teams and local sports developments through reading, research and contact with sports sources. Posting sports stories, commentary on all station Social Media platforms. Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure.

 

Qualifications:

The successful applicant’s background must include, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field.  He/she must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing. Ability to work under intense studio lighting, field reporting and to work at a computer for long periods of time.  

 

Applicant MUST provide a resume internet link (preferred) or DVD representative of his/her work.  DVD’s will not be returned.

 

Apply Online at:

 

www.gray.tv/applynow

 

Only if you don’t have electronic access, please mail your resume to:

WOWT-TV   Attn: Human Resources    3501 Farnam Street    Omaha, NE 68131

WOWT / Gray Television Group, Inc. participates in E-Verify, is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing. Also, if applicable to the position, MVR/Driver’s review and testing. EOE (All positions must show flexibility for evolving or changing operational needs. Hours, shifts, responsibilities, etc. are subject to change at management discretion.)Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission. If you believe your Equal Employment Rights have been violated, you may contact the FCC in Washington, D.C. 20054, or other appropriate state or local agencies.

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