Title Sports Reporter
Cablevision Division News 12 Networks
Department Name Sports Production-N12 NJ
Job Location NJ / Edison
Requisition ID 20040BR
Position Type Temporary
Description To generate story ideas, gather information, and produce and present sports and feature stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, relevant and meaningful to news consumers. The position requires the ability to shoot and edit local sports highlights and packages and produce, write, and edit local sportscasts as well as record and edit national sports highlights. The candidate must ensure that all content meets News 12 Network standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
Qualifications The ideal candidate should have highly effective on-air performance with excellent news judgment and extensive knowledge of local and national sports events and issues. One year of professional sports reporting experience preferred as well as a Bachelors degree or equivalent experience. Should be proficient with newsgathering equipment and computers. Must maintain professional personal appearance as defined by News 12 management. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with others to create a sense of teamwork in the presentation of sports and other programming as well as the ability to conduct probing, in-depth and engaging interviews. Should have a valid driver's license with good driving record and should be flexible to work any assigned shift. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to identify problems and develop solutions. Demos are required. Online demos only.