Sports Anchor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 3/22/2019

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 lead Sports Anchor 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 47 stations in 38 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 32 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 delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. 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.

 

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About Us

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