Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

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.

Location: Green Bay
How to Apply

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Contact Information

Green Bay

Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: May 17, 2019
Closing Date: June 17, 2019
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