13 hours

Sports Reporter

Tribune Company
Kansas City, MO
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Sports Reporter
  • Sports Reporter

    Location US-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2018 3:18 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    The sports reporter is responsible for gathering sports news materials, interviewing persons both on and off camera, preparing and presenting news reports either live on-air or in a pre-recorded format or on various digital platforms.  The sports reporter must be enterprising and self-motivated and be able to work independently to follow leads to develop stories.  Requires a thorough understanding of all journalistic standards and broadcast production techniques used to create visual and compelling content for newscasts, sportscasts and social media.  Strong writing and on-air presentation skills are required.  Must actively follow sports events on a local, national, and international level.



    • This includes generating story ideas, writing and/or producing packages for air and reporting sports news live on-air and/or in a pre-recorded format. Work closely with News Managers, Assignment Desk, news producers and other newsroom employees on story conception and development and execution of story. 


    • Develop and cultivate sources for news gathering purposes.


    • Reporter/Anchor may represent the station at Fox 4 station events and/or serve as host, etc. at other charity events or station projects as assigned.


    1. Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field required. 

    1. Experience

    Must have a minimum of two years’ experience as a broadcast reporter in a mid-size market covering professional sports teams.  Anchor experience is pred.  Must be able to meet aggressive deadlines while still completing high quality stories. 

    Ancillary Training


    1. Other

    Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.



    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.


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    Posted: 2019-01-21 Expires: 2019-02-20

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