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

Nevada Broadcasters Association
Category:
Sports
Position/Title:
Sports MMJ / Reporter
Details:

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. is America’s largest local television and media company with 200 broadcast stations (including partner stations) in 116 markets addressing more than 68% of U.S. television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv

KLAS the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, Nevada is actively recruiting for a Sports MMJ/Reporter.  The Sports MMJ produces, shoots, writes and edits their own stories. In addition, this position also needs to be proficient in performing live shots and/or anchoring. We are looking for a uber creative individual to join our growing team, covering local sports in the fastest growing sports market in the country.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
1/4/2023
Closing Date:
2/17/2023
City:
Las Vegas – 89109
State:
Nevada
URL:
http://www.8newsnow.com/
Experience:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms
  • Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content
  • Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
  • Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Shoots video for sports reports
  • Sets up, composes and executes video shots
  • Maintains video equipment
  • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and digital platforms
  • Writes stories for the website and other digital platforms
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
  • Minimum two years’ experience in sports reporting or anchoring
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others
  • Proficiency with video equipment and internal newscast production software
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Flexibility to work any shift

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Sports MMJ/Reporter must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Sports MMJ/Reporter must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.  

Additional Benefits:

  • A career path to grow your professional experiences
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits
  • Retirement savings plan with company match
  • Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, and employee assistance program.
  • More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.

EEO Statement:  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/ Women / Veterans  /Disabled

Contact:
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
Apply Online URL:
https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
 
***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****
Station/Company

KLAS

Post Date: January 9, 2023
Closing Date: February 17, 2023
Nevada Broadcasters Foundation Scholarship Fund