- Sports Content Producer/MSJ

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Sports Content Producer/MSJ


Sports Content Producer/MSJ

• Emerging Level


WFAA is looking for a creative and ambitious sports content producer and MSJ who will be a key contributor to the overall content strategy for WFAA sports, while working collaboratively with the executive sports producer, news managers, sports staff and news producers on sports opportunities within newscasts and weekly sports programs and specials.

Category Camera Operators  Digital Media  Editor  Journalist/Reporter  Line Producer  Producers  Social Media  Writers 
Location Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 24, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The ideal candidate will develop, shoot, produce, write, edit content for sports segments and sports shows, serve as line-producer, shoot and edit reporter packages for sports segments and sports shows, create digital sports content, report stories and host shows as needed.

  • Collaborate with executive sports producer, sports talent, news managers, news producers, production team, and control room team on show content and execution of shows
  • Create and manage show rundowns
  • Shoot and edit sports content for nightly newscasts
  • Write scripts
  • Line produce daily, weekly shows
  • Work with executive sports producer to lead newsroom during breaking sports news
  • Report and host sports shows as needed
  • Propose original, timely and innovative content ideas
  • Create, write content for digital and social media platforms
  • Coordinate sponsored elements in sports shows
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Job Requirements:
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience producing/reporting for sports
  • Knowledge of non-linear editing systems (Edius, Premier)
  • Familiar with newsroom production systems (ENPS or equivalent)
  • Ability to use a MSJ camera
  • Strong knowledge of digital/social platforms
  • Must be able to lead and provide feedback for veteran staff
  • Demonstrate strong news judgement in editorial conversations
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, reliable and leadership qualities
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Knowledge of Dallas-Fort Worth sports is a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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