Raycom Media, Inc.
KFVS-TV is searching for a Weekend Sports Anchor/News MMJ who can make their mark in America\u2019s Heartland. The successful candidate for this job will be one who can complete daily stories for our digital platforms as well as turn packages as needed in our newscasts. They must be a self-starter, with good organizational skills, and able to deliver compelling news on all platforms under tight, pressure packed deadlines. This includes a leading presence on KFVS12.com, Facebook, Twitter and our other digital platforms.
Our successful candidate must demonstrate strong photography and storytelling skills. The ability to show emotion, good audio, and lighting must be demonstrated on your reel. Sports knowledge is critical, but it must go beyond the X\u2019s and O\u2019s and drive the emotion of agony and victory in our athletes.
Breaking stories with area contacts is also key.
Candidates must be energetic, driven, have solid news/sports judgment, have strong reporting and live skills. He or she must excel at breaking news/sports coverage from the studio and in the field. A flexible schedule is part of the job.
If you do not embrace new technology, understand social media or cannot shoot and edit, there is no need to apply. Otherwise, please apply online and attach resume and links to your work showcasing your abilities. Apply online and attach resume with cover letter, and link to your most recent work. This position will be split 50/50 between news and sports.
Candidate must successfully complete drug screen and MVR check. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Raycom Media, Inc.
Website : http://www.raycommedia.com
Raycom Media, Inc. was created in 1996 with the purchase of 15 television stations, two radio stations, and a sports marketing, production, events management, and distribution company. Shortly after this first acquisition, Raycom Media quickly acquired two other companies and began an unheard of growth in the media business. Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest privately owned broadcasters and owns and/or provides services for 62 television stations in 42 markets and 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering over 14% of U.S. television households and employs over 4,600 individuals in full and part-time positions. In addition to television stations, Raycom Media owns PureCars (digital ad platform for automotive), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company), Tupelo-Honey Productions (a NY-based production company), RTM Productions (a Franklin, TN-based automotive programming production and marketing solutions company), WebStream Sports (an Indianapolis-based, live event production company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company based in Montgomery, AL). Raycom is also responsible for the design and hosting of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail website. Raycom owns over-the-air syndication, regional cable, and digital media rights to Atlantic Coast Conference Athletics. With a strong belief in community, Raycom Media television stations take editorial positions on key community issues. It is the vision of the company that it be involved in the communities its broadcast properties serve. By editorializing on local issues and seeking out divergent points of view, Raycom Media television stations create an atmosphere of community dialog. Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama.