Sports Anchor/News Reporter

Company: fishercommunicationsinc
Application URL:

Reference: 672
Type: Permanent
Position: Sports Anchor/News Reporter
Location: Pasco, Washington
Industry: Media

Fisher Broadcasting needs a talented sports anchor who also does news. You must have sound news judgment and the ability to generate many story ideas. This role requires weekday news reporting for 2/3 of your time, and weekend sports anchoring for only 1/3 of your time. That’s why it’s critical you can do news and sports and do both well. If you can only do one or the other – it won’t work. This is an aggressive market and we need an aggressive person.


Delivers sports stories in a live, daily newscast and contributes to news content through daily stories on the air and online. Acts as a team player to contribute to an atmosphere that fosters a winning attitude and performs work according to the values of Fisher Communications with the utmost of integrity and trust in doing what is right.


  • Is responsible for field reporting daily resulting in stories presented in the newscast and online
    • videotaping footage with and without a tripod for use in stories
    • editing footage for use in stories
    • accurately posting stories online with video
  • Plans and researches future stories for use in daily coverage
  • Professionally anchors newscast by delivering sports scripts that are clear and concise for viewers, while providing appropriate unscripted content
  • Participates in frequent public appearances and community events
  • Other duties may be assigned


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.


no experience required


Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred

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. The team member is occasionally required to move about, handle and/or position items. The team member must occasionally transport or move up to 15 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.

Work Environment:

Typical indoor office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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