Sports Anchor

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.

TO APPLY: Please visit https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/4740

No phone calls or drop-ins.

********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED