News Anchor/Reporter

Company: Learfield
Company Website
Location: Jefferson City
Full Time

About the company:
LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. The LEARFIELD suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company’s value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.”

About the position:
Anchor-reporters are the on-air voices of the network, as well as the content providers of written stories, audio and newscasts for affiliate clients statewide, and in some cases, regionally or nationally.

Key Responsibilities:
• Cover (gather information about) breaking news events either in person or through a series of phone interviews that are of importance to a statewide audience. This includes contacting and meeting with state and national leaders and newsmakers.
• Produce and anchor hourly radio newscasts, longform interviews and web stories.
• Write and publish news stories and audio to online site for stations.
• Interact with affiliate stations all over the state to gather news and serve their need for newscast, including interviews and special reports.
• Create digital photos and video for social media.

Job Specifications/Requirements:
College or technical college degree in appropriate field.
• On-air broadcast training
• At least two years of experience at a radio or TV station or network.
• Proficiency in most up-to-date digital audio editing tools
• Radio studio operations experience
• Audio field production – both live and taped
• College-level writing and editing abilities
• Knowledge of government systems.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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