entry-level job: sports reporter

Posted: August 20, 2012 by IUsec in Jobs

Sports Reporter

Responsibilities:

Our Sports Reporter will provide sports reports for the Northwest Indiana Oilmen Baseball Club. They will participate in the selection of news information for presentation on clubs website.  They must be able to gather, assemble and explain information on all stories assigned.  Video editing ability desirable and a plus.

Reporter will interview managers, coaches, players and fans as appropriate to the stories being presented. They should be up to date with current events in baseball.  Reporter will also be available to make personal appearances to promote the club.

As a sports reporter, you will be assigned to cover stories at home games and on location.  Must be able to write clearly and interestingly, using video and graphics to illustrate facts and ideas in the story. Must have broad understanding of baseball and ability to tell stories about athletes, teams, leagues, issues.  Ability to shoot and edit video a plus.

Requirements:

Must have some television experience, working  at a college or university television station as college reporter.  Must have in-depth presentation and oral communication skills. Ability to collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel. Must be able to do reporting in an engaging and effective manner. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and travel as required.  Familiarity with the Northwest Indiana extremely helpful.  Working to complete a major in telecommunications required or equivalent experience.  Must have a valid driver’s license in order to drive to reporting locations.

Email resumes to info@nwioilmen.com

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