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Sports Anchor

WTVM Channel 9

Job Description

WTVM News Leader 9 in Columbus, Georgia has an opening for a sports reporter/anchor. Someone who loves covering high school sports, spotlighting local scholar-athletes and SEC football will fit right in. 

The candidate will have good judgement, excellent technical skills and the ability to work with the sports director and news management team. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to produce daily content for broadcast and digital platforms and be able to present live on-air content in a smooth and confident manner.

This position also works closely with the weather team to create content for the weather blog and social media. The applicant should be knowledgeable of WSI’s suite of forecasting tools.

Additionally, the selected candidate must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record and successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.

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Anchor duties include:

  • Putting together and presenting local sportscasts for broadcast (weekends and fill-in during the week)
  • Updating the station's website daily with stories and videos (includes updating the station's social media accounts)
  • Assisting sports director as needed in terms of coverage and reporting

Reporting duties include:

  • Writing compelling stories for on-air and online
  • Shooting and editing video
  • Live reports in-studio and in the field
  • Update the station's website and social media accounts


Required Eduction

  • WTVM Channel 9 prefers a candidate with a four-year degree
  • Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply


Required Experience

  • Experience using ENPS is a plus

Required Skills

  • An excellent driving record is a must

Contact Information
Website: www.wtvm.com

WTVM Channel 9
1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, GA 31801

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