University of Oregon

Sports Anchor


KOIN 6 a Nexstar Media Group Television Station in Portland, Oregon is looking for a Sports Anchor to join our growing news team. We want a high energy, engaging talent who can handle a fact paced environment. 
JOB SUMMARY: Deliver sportscasts accurately, clearly and concisely and in an engaging manner. 
Principal Duties & Responsibilities: 
   • Anchor main sportscasts in shows; host new weekly sports show 
   • Lead coverage of NBA’s Trailblazers and MLS’ Timbers, as well as colleges including Oregon and Oregon State 
   • Evaluate sports leads and tips to develop story ideas 
   • Gather and verify accurate information for stories through interviews and research 
   • Build network of sources who supply information that allows the company to stay ahead of its competitors 
   • Present compelling, clear, creative and accurate live shots 
   • Organize material and write articles based on the details and information obtained 
   • Use various social platforms to give updates as well as news stories to the public 
Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 
   • Solid Vocal Delivery, camera presence and clear enunciation 
   • Strong reporting skills 
   • Understanding importance of social media 
   • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills 
   • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel 
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience my substitute for education); plus (3) years television anchoring or reporting experience preferred. 
Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom computer systems. 
Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel will be required. Position requires work on weekends and holidays. 
ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland's CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic. 

Friday, May 19, 2017
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