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Chief Sports Anchor, KATC

The E.W. Scripps Company
Lafayette, LA 70501
  • Job Code
    JR025689
  • Jobs Rated
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Chief Sports Anchor, KATC

KATC, the E.W. Scripps owned ABC affiliate in Lafayette, Louisiana is looking for an outstanding Sports Anchor to join our team. In addition to anchoring, you will report in the field during the week. You will be responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. If you are excited and interested about this opportunity, come join us at KATC where we are continuing to create the future of the broadcast industry in our Acadiana community! #LI-NS1

OUR TEAM:

We are a diverse community of welcoming, mission-focused, and lively people that continue to grow as we grow our company and rise to our full potential in every aspect of our business. Were located just about halfway from New Orleans and Houston on Interstate 10. Music, food, and family are passions for Acadiana residents, tourists, and students who attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

We are committed to representing the audiences we serve. These are our neighbors, our friends and family. Our employees bring their whole selves to work a diversity of backgrounds, ideas, opinions, life experiences and hobbies. We celebrate what makes us similar like our passion for journalism -- as much as we celebrate our differences. We welcome bright ideas and encourage an entrepreneurial spirit that will help us shape the future of our industry. Bring your passion and we will nourish your career with the tools to help you exceed your wildest career aspirations.

WHAT YOULL DO:

  • Receives assignment or evaluates sports leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.

  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.

  • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.

  • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration

  • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.

  • Write and produce quality sports stories for multiple media platforms.

  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.

  • Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce sports stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

WHAT YOULL NEED:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required.

WHAT YOULL BRING:

  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws Requirements

  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems. Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.

  • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.

  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.

  • Proficient at posting content to various websites.

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

WHY SCRIPPS:

  • We are growing our footprint, reaching nearly 31 percent of U.S. households as one of the nations largest independent TV station owners.

  • From community outreach to professional development, Scripps is a place where creativity has taken over and you will have the chance to write your own story.

  • We enable and encourage each individual to do their best work and reach their full potential through opportunity, development and openness to new ideas.

  • We are all about professional integrity. It is the cornerstone of a journalists credibility.

  • Tell a friend and both of you can work here. Our employee referral program is pretty fantastic. Share this because we are ALWAYS looking for the BEST talent out there.

SCRIPPS COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
AtScripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve.We are intentional about creating anenvironmentwhereemployees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspiredto reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each persons diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scrippsleaders believe thatan equitable and inclusive culture isnot only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative.Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nations fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nations largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, Give light and the people will find their own way.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.







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Posted: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-06-19
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