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