Sports Anchor/MSJ
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

Job Description

Is your dream job sitting behind the anchor desk Monday through Friday reading the sports to an evening audience in one of the country’s top TV markets? If so, look somewhere else.

9NEWS, Colorado’s News and Sports Leader, is looking for a creative, energetic sports enthusiast to join our award-winning sports team. 

Are you a creative writer? Have you mastered shooting and editing video? Do you watch sporting events and ask yourself questions others might not be thinking to ask? Then this might be the job for you. 

Are you a passionate sports fan? Do you know how to get the most out of an interview? For you, is providing great sports content more than just covering football, basketball, baseball and hockey? If so, you’re getting closer!

We are looking for a Sports Journalist who excels at great storytelling, is inquisitive about the world of sports and is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get noticed in the community.

Are you a master at and do you get fired up about …?

  • Developing great story ideas
  • Producing compelling sports segments that distinguish themselves
  • Writing, shooting and editing memorable content
  • Posting digital content and growing your social media audience on multiple platforms
  • Taking what could be a boring interview and turning it into a must watch segment
  • Creating great sports stories people talk about and share with others

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Journalism, Communication, or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Adapt at shooting, editing and posting content
  • Strong and unique writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to create memorial and engaging reporting and anchoring
  • Solid social media skills and big presence on multiple digital platforms
  • Engaging interview style
  • Proven capability of creating distinctive live shots
  • A love of all things Sports
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius a plus
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) a plus

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

9NEWS (KUSA) is the NBC affiliate in Denver and is owned by TEGNA.  Colorado’s News Leader for over 60 years, 9NEWS signed on the air in 1952 as KBTV, changing to KUSA in 1984.  9NEWS broadcasts KUSA (9.1), 9NEWS NOW (9.2), The Justice Network (9.3), KTVD (20.1) and MeTV (20.2).  Additionally 9NEWS operates the website 9NEWS.COM and has a strong social media presence.

At 9NEWS, all of us are here for something greater than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of our communities. Day in and day out, you will find people dedicated to improving our communities with passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.