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  Sports MMJ / Wknd Sports Anchor
Employer: WLTX-TV Job Posted: 8/12/2019
Location: Columbia, SC Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

WLTX, in Columbia, SC is currently seeking a Sports Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist who knows the art of storytelling and can help us grow our digital and on-air platforms. The ideal candidate will be able to shoot, write, edit, and produce with the mindset that we are a 'digital-first' newsroom.

In this role, you will:

Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
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 that aren't afraid to break the mold.
Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
Develop sources that allow you to break stories.
Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
Enterprise sports stories.
Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.
Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.
Perform other tasks as required by a manager.​

Job Requirements
Here's what you need:

BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
2 years of experience preferred
Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting
Ability 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 a plus
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

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