Tribune Company Sports Anchor/Reporter in Huntsville, Alabama
WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Sports Anchor/Reporter in our Huntsville location.
The Sports Anchor/Reporter must be a strong sports journalist whose stories go beyond game highlights. This person must bring energy and thrive on producing sports coverage that keeps the non-sports lover entertained!
Develop and execute unique sports news, features and enterprise stories that will set the station apart from others and appeal to target audience
Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community in order to break local sports-related stories
Participate in station community and promotional events
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
2-3 years broadcast sports reporting experience
Experience covering SEC sports preferred
Knowledge of social media/online platforms
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.
Job Number: 2018-47305
Street: 200 Holmes Avenue