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Sports Anchor/MMJ – KNOP TV, North Platte

Sports Anchor/MMJ 3312022

KNOP-TV is exited to offer the right candidate the opportunity to grow and learn in a small market, passionate about local sports coverage. You will anchor weekend sportscasts and cover a combination of sports and news your other days. You will see the storytelling process through, from start to finish.

General Responsibilities:

  • Connect with, and create a relationship with local sports team and their coaches to offer consistent and comprehensive coverage
  • Schedule shoots and interviews, shoot video, write scripts, edit, and go live as needed
  • Produce and anchor sportscasts on weekends, and as needed during the week
  • Working with the sports department to ensure fair coverage, with an understanding that Husker sports and local sports are both very important to our viewers.
  • Be a passionate multi-platform storyteller, with regular posts to social media and the station’s website and news apps – first responsibility is sports, but also covering occasional news stories and breaking news.
  • Meet tight daily deadlines

Qualifications:

  • A consistent track record of meeting deadlines
  • Ability to shoot and edit video, and effectively communicate live on-air
  • Flexibility in scheduling, to respond to the changing news landscape
  • A four-year degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Familiarity with ENPS, Avid, TVU, ARC Publishing, Sony ENG, Social Media a plus

KNOP-TV has some of the highest news ratings of any station in the country, and a proud tradition of journalism that goes back more than 60 years. It is a powerful local voice, highlighting the strong community spirit in the region, and serving as an advocate and voice for those who need to be heard. The newscast production plays well above the market size with automation, robotic cameras, and cutting-edge graphics, in support of an award-winning staff.

North Platte, Nebraska, is placed perfectly between Denver and Omaha.  A rich history with covered wagons and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Shows, tourists make this a destination to experience a step back into those western days and to have leisurely getaways to the white sand beaches of Lake McConaughy or experience local hiking and biking trails.

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES ELECTRONICALLY

Online at:

www.gray.tv/applynow

or

https://gray.tv/careers

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Or by mail to:

KOLN/KGIN TV

Attn: Human Resources

840 N 40th St.  Lincoln, NE  68503

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