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Job 6255: Sports Reporter/Anchor

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Deadline: 11/15/2020
Media: Television
Department: News
Description: KAKE Sports has an opening for an energetic and enterprising Sports Reporter/Anchor. We are an aggressive, award winning shop that values the art of compelling storytelling. PRIMARY DUTIES: • Develop, shoot, write and present local sport stories for newscasts,, specials and special projects • Perform active live shots in the field or studio as assigned by Producer • Edit stories as assigned • Drive and operate station vehicles • Travel long distances in the execution of assigned duties • Be available on-call as assigned • Look for points of difference in storytelling, including walking, talking, touching, feeling and using props in stand-ups and live shots • Support and champion the KAKE News brand • Be able to post video and stories on web and mobile platforms • Win Breaking Sports News
Qualifications: • At least 2 years’ experience as a Multi-Media Journalist is preferred • College degree in broadcast journalism • Ability to work independently with excellent editorial judgment • Good eyesight and hearing, ability to walk up stairs and sometimes long distances, ability to lift weights up to 50 pounds, ability to sit for long periods of time, ability to handle often stressful situations under deadline, good manual and overall physical dexterity. • Have a valid driver’s license • Pleasant and engaging physical appearance and demeanor • Aggressive and competitive qualities with an overriding sense of good journalism, and fair reporting
Send Resume to:
Attn: Anthony Maisel
1500 N. West Street
WICHITA Kansas 67203
Phone: No phone calls, please
Notes: Send resume and link of work to: Anthony Maisel, News Director KAKE-TV 1500 N. West St. Wichita, KS 67203 No Telephone Calls. Lockwood Broadcast Group and KAKE-TV provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Pre-employment drug test is required along with a background screen as allowed by federal, state, and local laws and regulations.