KFDA-TV, Newschannel10, the CBS Affiliate in Amarillo, Texas is looking for a Sports Director. The ideal candidate must be dynamic and have a great personality. They must be organized, aggressive and have the ability to plan for big sporting events or programs. We’re looking for a candidate with the ability to effectively use social media to enhance our product and drive viewership to all three screens. The candidate should have the ability to set up stories, shoot, write, edit their own work and produce their own sportscast. Newschannel10 strives to be a Digital First Newsroom, this position will be critical in taking our Sports department into the future with inovative, creative and aggresive digital concepts.
Another must is the ability to tell hyper local sports stories. We aren’t looking for someone to give scores and highlights from national sports; our focus is local. The ability to report live, on location at sporting events in a compelling fashion is a must. Additionally, we’re looking for a candidate with at least a year or two of Sports experience. Other duties as assigned by news management.
Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume and link to your most recent work. Candidate must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening and MVR check. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V