Sports Anchor/Reporter needed in Seattle, Washington

SUMMARY OF JOB:

Candidate will anchor sports for the weekend evening newscasts and will report or produce for the sports department the other three days. Candidate must have a passion for sports and must be an outstanding writer and reporter. Ability to work a flexible schedule is a must. Candidate must have at least five years experience covering sprots for local TV.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Anchor weekend evening sportscasts.
  • Help report for or produce evening sportscast the other three work days
  • Help produce and report for various sports specials
  • Must contribute to the KOMO websites and actively engage in social media
  • Must have editing skills
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:

5-7 years of experience required

Education:

Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred

Other Qualifications:

Managerial Standards:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, comprehend, analyze and compose business reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from co-workers, managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. Ability to compute percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods of time and converse with and communicate with others. This position requires frequent moving about, and handling or positioning items. The team member must occasionally position himself/herself in small or unusual spaces. In addition the team member must be able to transport or move up to 50 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.

Work Environment:

Team member must be prepared to work outdoors. Occasionally will be asked to work in high, precarious places and work with and near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally may be subjected to loud noise.

Fisher Communications is an equal opportunity employer. For more details please visit our career page at www.fsci.com.

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