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Sports Director

  • Full Time
  • Savannah, GA
  • Minimum Education Required: N/A
  • Minimum Experience Required: 0-3 Years

Website WTOC

Job Category: News

Requisition Number: SPORT005436

Job Summary/Description:

WTOC-TV is looking for an experienced Sports Director who is ready to lead our station’s sports coverage across all platforms, both on air, and behind the scenes.

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Reports, shoots, edits, & anchors sports coverage in multiple newscasts, 5 days a week (Includes weekends)
  • Writes and creates content for both broadcast and digital platforms.
  • Works with News Director to plan out sports coverage on a daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal basis.
  • Produces sports specials, and seasonal sports shows during Football season.
  • Produces and hosts sports podcasts year-long.
  • Ability to work with other journalists on big sports coverage as needed.
  • Willingness to cover “news” stories or participate in other news projects as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of professional TV Newsroom experience covering sports as a reporter and/or anchor.
  • Extensive knowledge of a variety of sports in general, specifically high school and college football, professional golf, and hockey.
  • A strong communicator both on air and behind the scenes.
  • Ability to multi-task and plan in advance is extremely important.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and under strict deadlines.
  • Must be a team player, innovator, and understand that covering sports in 2022 is not just about highlights.

Application Instructions:
If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references

To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.

Listing Expires: August 19, 2022
Major(s): Journalism, Media Production, Management, and Technology