- 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 Location Not Provided
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date N/A
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
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