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.     

Thursday, May 18, 2017
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