Promoting and Advocating for the Broadcasters of Nevada, While Serving the Public

Nevada Broadcasters Association
Position/Title:
Sports Director
Details:
Nevada Sports Net has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Sports Director. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader who can take NSN’s journalism and brand to the next level. Strong leadership will be at the forefront of this position as the sports director will oversee all on-air talent. The ability to stay organized, develop co-workers and set expectations/keep people accountable are all key components.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
10/28/2022
Closing Date:
12/27/2022
City:
Reno
State:
Nevada
Requirements:

Nevada Sports Net has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Sports Director. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader who can take NSN’s journalism and brand to the next level. Strong leadership will be at the forefront of this position as the sports director will oversee all on-air talent. The ability to stay organized, develop co-workers and set expectations/keep people accountable are all key components.

The sports director will co-host NSN’s flagship program, NSN Daily, an hour-long show that runs weekdays. In addition to hosting, this position is expected to identify new content opportunities. It’s important to have strong writing skills and a knowledge of all sports. Live TV and storytelling skills are a must as is initiative and creativity.

As sports director, you will coordinate our daily coverage of pro, college, prep and community sports and oversee the execution of our staple programs (NSN Daily, Wolf Pack All Access, Exploring Our Backyard, etc.) as well as coverage of major summer events (American Century Championship, Barracuda Championship, Reno Rodeo, etc.).

The sports director will lead the team in strategic planning, both on a daily basis and in creating a long-term vision for NSN’s future. That includes but is not limited to daily communication on what content is available for our sister stations, KRNV and KRXI and how we will best tell those stories.

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong leadership skills and a team player
  • Exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organization and planning will be key in this position
  • A self-starter and who can generate story ideas daily
  • Ability to demonstrate enterprise sports reporting and creativity in storytelling
  • Managing on-air talent and freelance
  • Sound sports news judgement

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Previous live on-air experience is required
  • Must have at least 2 years of on-air experience
  • Previous leadership role experience and working in a team environment is a must
  • Journalism or communication degree preferred
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
 
About Us
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We’re at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!
 
About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group
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Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Station/Company

(KRNV/KRXI)

Post Date: October 31, 2022
Closing Date: December 27, 2022
Nevada Broadcasters Foundation Scholarship Fund