- Sports Producer

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Sports Producer


Sports Producer

• Emerging Level


WXIA is looking for a great Sports Producer who will excel at storytelling, especially in this digital age of journalism.

Category Producers 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 27, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

We want a producer who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography, and editing

  • Develop story ideas that can be turned into news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
  • Produce daily sportscasts while working with our two sports MSJs to create the best and most exciting daily sports content in the market.
  • Produce “Sports Extra”, our weekly 30-minute Sunday night sports show.  Work with anchor to develop a good stream of guests, as well as finding creative ways to present the show each week.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating, and authentic manner.
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Use your skills to produce different sportscasts and specials that aren’t afraid to break the mold.
  • Occasionally interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Develop sources that allow you to break stories.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred.
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems.
  • Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism.
  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting.
  • Work with MSJs to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots.
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Must be willing to travel.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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