Sports Director

Gray TV   •  

Dothan, AL

Industry: Broadcasting


Not Specified years

Posted 300 days ago

This job is no longer available.

We’re not looking for someone to rack up national highlights. This is a job for someone with talent, creativity, strong organizational skills and a desire to lead. We’re looking for the stories you won’t see on the AP wire.

Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to: 

• Lead the sports department
• Enterprising, writing, anchoring and live reporting on-air, web, digital, and social media
• Proactive in proposing and developing schedules, long range story plans and daily coverage
• Collaborate with the news team and follow direction of news management and comply with station branding
• Other duties as assigned

• Bachelors degree is journalism, broadcasting, related degree or equivalent work experience
• Outstanding verbal, written and reporting skills
• Camera presence & strong vocal skills are imperative
• Strong writing, shooting, editing and live skills is essential for this position
• Make connections within the community to generate exclusive sports content & consistent local product on all platforms
• Excellent social media skills – Facebook and Twitter are a huge part of our daily routine
• Ability to produce on air and online – our web component is a vital connection with our viewers
• Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel
• Knowledge of Panasonic P2 cameras, Edius, Sonic Foundry Vegas and INews is also a plus
• Some Travel Required
• Some lifting of heavy camera equipment required
• Some weekend and holiday work required