Sports Anchor

The Sports Anchor/Multimedia Journalist is responsible for researching, writing, producing, editing sports segments, capturing visual content for multiple platforms, anchoring and/or reporting news casts.

Key Activities

  • Receives assignment or evaluates sports leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.  Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
  • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration.  Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
  • Write and produce quality sports stories for multiple media platforms.
  • Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce sports stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.


Education & Experience/Certifications

  • High School Diploma or GED

Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge and demonstration of Sports industry
  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws Requirements
  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems. Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites and multimedia.
  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of particular field of specialization to the completion of complex assignments. Advanced knowledge of organization’s technologies and practices.
  • Advance knowledge of organization’s technologies and practices
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

Work Environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
Posted on: May 17, 2019

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Sports Anchor

KBJR Television, Inc. in beautiful Duluth, Minnesota is in search of an ambitious and energetic full-time Sports Anchor. The successful candidate will have experience with anchoring, producing, photojournalism and various social media platforms. We’re looking for a self-starter who can give viewers more than just highlights. From professional sports to college athletics to high school football, we need a creative story-teller who can get to the heart of a story. If you want to learn the multi-platform reporting business quickly – this is the perfect place to do it. A college degree and at least one year of anchoring experience are preferred. A good driving record and flexible schedule are required. Duluth is located on the shore of Lake Superior and is rich with everything from outdoor adventures to arts and entertainment year-round.

Posted on: May 3, 2019

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