Sports Reporter

The Sports Reporter is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.

  • Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms
  • Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content
  • Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
  • Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Shoots video for sports reports
  • Sets up, composes and executes video shots
  • Maintains video equipment
  • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum five years’ experience in sports reporting or anchoring (More or less depending on market size)
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Flexibility to work any shift

Apply Online at https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nexstar/job/HI-Honolulu/Reporter-I–Sports_REQ-3321

EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED

P.O. Box 61562
Honolulu, HI 96839
Phone: 808-599-1455

Jamie Hartnett, Executive Director

Jamie@HawaiiBroadcasters.com