WKBT News 8 is looking for a talented weekend sports anchor/weekday sports reporter with the proven ability to go beyond traditional scoreboard numbers. We need a team player who knows how to tell compelling stories about local athletes, teams and schools here in Wisconsin and Minnesota on multiple platforms. In addition to reporting, you`ll get lots of anchoring time and the opportunity to travel with area teams to the big games. This is a full-time position on our award winning team. We require a mass communications degree and AVID experience is a plus. WKBT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted on: July 25, 2019
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We may be a small market station, but we cover sports like the big guys. With historic Lambeau Field just 90 minutes away, we treat the Packers as our hometown team, because they are HUGE in the state of Wisconsin. Your job as a sports reporter/anchor in this office will put you in the locker room with Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams, and more. But this job is so much more than our outstanding and thorough Packers coverage. We have a large, and passionate prep sports scene in Central Wisconsin, one that people in our viewing area love to see covered on our airwaves. We’re looking for someone who can find stories that will resonate with our viewers, that will stick in our memories, and that will make our communities proud to support their teams. You won’t be just shooting highlights night after night. You’ll be challenged to find these unique stories that have helped us become the number one station in the market. If you’re passionate about sports and storytelling, this is the job for you. Plus, you get to work for a family owned company and live in a gorgeous part of the country 10 minutes away from lakes, rivers, snow, golf, a ski resort and more.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
• Shoot and edit sports content for broadcast]
• Write content for website
• Ability to set up and execute live shots
• Find and pitch interesting and captivating stories to our local market
• Keep extensive knowledge of local sports teams, including high school, college and pro sports
• College degree in journalism or related field is required
WAOW is part of Quincy Media Inc., a family owned company. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Visit www.quincymediacareers.com for links to all stations and opportunities.
Posted on: June 27, 2019
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