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Experience Experience
01/2015 present
Philadelphia, PA
Weekend Sports Anchor / Sports Reporter
Philadelphia, PA
Weekend Sports Anchor / Sports Reporter
01/2015 present
Philadelphia, PA
Weekend Sports Anchor / Sports Reporter
01/2015 present
  • Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Sets up, composes and executes video shots
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content
  • Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
  • Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms
03/2008 12/2014
Los Angeles, CA
Sports Reporter / Anchor
Los Angeles, CA
Sports Reporter / Anchor
03/2008 12/2014
Los Angeles, CA
Sports Reporter / Anchor
03/2008 12/2014
  • Perform on air news anchor work when assigned
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Provide coaching and input on stories to other staff members
  • Provide input to the show producer on show content and format
  • Perform live interviews and/or live demonstrations
  • Report the stories on a variety of pre- tapped or live formats, either in the studio or from the field on location
  • Be active in social media
03/2003 01/2008
Houston, TX
Sports Reporter
Houston, TX
Sports Reporter
03/2003 01/2008
Houston, TX
Sports Reporter
03/2003 01/2008
  • Provide great customer service, helping readers find answers and solutions. Perform other duties as necessary
  • Work as part of a team with another beat writer, a columnist and an editor to coordinate coverage and ensure we have each possible angle covered
  • Development and research of potential sports stories
  • Provides thoughtful analysis of complex issues. Produces watchdog journalism that leads to change
  • Contribute to the growth and daily management of social-media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, SnapChat)
  • Develop and write news and enterprise coverage and gather other content for the continuous news cycle on our digital platforms and print
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
Auburn University
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
Skills Skills
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment
  • Be capable of posting error-free basic stories to our digital platforms
  • Contributes to the community’s greater good through impactful journalism
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, digital editing and social networking and basic digital platforms
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; proficient in grammar
  • 1 + years of applicable experience
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
  • Ability to tell the story through media
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15 Sports Reporter resume templates

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FSU Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Plans and executes daily multimedia stories/content about happenings, breaking news, issues and trends regarding Florida State University’s athletics’ programs, with a heavy emphasis on football, including recruiting efforts
  • Produces high­‐impact, enterprise journalism about the FSU football team and FSU athletics
  • Engages with readers through platforms such as social media, digital chats and live blogs, events, comments, etc., about FSU athletics and football, with a particular emphasis on 25-45 year old audiences
  • Serves as the #1 most trusted expert when it comes to FSU football news
  • Requires extensive travel
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Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3-5 years’ experience in medium to major market
  • Experience and expertise in reporting on multiple platforms, including social media and web
  • Experience anchoring sports or news segments
  • Strong live presence
  • Creates original stories from sources
  • Aggressive story generation skills
  • Must be competitive in breaking stories and advancing content
  • Comprehensive knowledge of local and national sports
  • Proficient and creative use of non-linear editing systems
  • Must be able to generate daily stories with-in deadline
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends with little or no notice
  • Must be willing and able to travel with little or no notice
3

Sports Reporter / Anchor Resume Examples & Samples

  • 60% - Receives assignments and evaluates leads/tips to develop sports story ideas. Develops, writes, reports and edits video sports stories from concept to finish for multi-media platforms. Researches and compiles information into a written story that is ready for on-air delivery. Performs live sports reports on a daily basis. Generates story ideas, cultivates sports sources and remains knowledgeable regarding places, events and people in sports, local or national. Shoots and edits video on a daily basis
  • 10% - Maintains contacts within sports community to report promptly on new or continuing events
  • 10% - Provides daily story notes outlining ideas for future sports stories. Shares information relating to upcoming sporting events, meetings or story developments. Presents sports stories via on air, live from the set, live remotes or live indoor locations
  • 10% - Use of P2 or DVC Pro camera equipment, AVID editing, VIZrt graphics and smart phones to transmit sports stories or reports from remote locations
  • 10% - Serves as community ambassador for the sports department. Makes personal appearances on behalf of the station. Attends station sponsored promotion events as scheduled
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College Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelors in Journalism or equivalent in experience and education
  • Ability to product top-notch watchdog journalism
  • Exceptional core journalism skills (reporter, producing, editing)
  • Advanced knowledge of social media and how to engage fan base on digital platforms in public space
5

Sports Reporter Regional Resume Examples & Samples

  • Build local brand as local sports authority through notebooks, columns, social media presence and community events
  • Be liaison to design studio or assist in other production-oriented duties, as needed
  • Frequently post to the DJ Playmakers, The Mat Pack and DJ on Trout Twitter accounts, as well as The Daily Journal’s Facebook accounts, to break news, engage audiences and promote deeper content
6

Traffic & Sports Reporter, News Writer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 4 years ‘On Air’ Radio experience
  • Strong understanding of local area roads, mass transit and traffic patterns
  • Strong internet navigation and computer skills, including social networking
  • Ability to quickly write, brief Northern California broadcast style news stories
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Sports Reporter / Anchor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Report the stories on a variety of pre- tapped or live formats, either in the studio or from the field on location
  • Multi-media journalism skills are required as you will need to be able to shoot and edit video
  • Edit or supervise the editing of video used in conjunction with news stories and programs
  • Write scripts, lead-ins, cues and bridges as requested by supervisor
  • Minimum of 4 years sports reporting experience
  • Upbeat personality and quick wit
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Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Cover South Dakota State University sports and sports-related policy
  • Cover broader issues of business of sports and regional conference affiliations
  • Using digital reporting tools, including photo and video, to tell the story
  • Using social media to broaden our reach is required
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High School & College Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Acting as a public ambassador through community outreach while connecting with readers though social media
  • Works with content coach and strategists along with the audience analysts to shape storytelling to meet audience needs and interests on every platform – contributing to the greater good of the community through impactful journalism
  • Focuses on covering the 21 local high school sports programs with a secondary emphasis on local college sports. St John’s University football is priority in the college coverage
  • During the off season, will cover St Cloud Rox and key running, duathlon, triathlon, Mud man and bike races
  • Coordinates coverage with other sports reporters along with writing a weekly column, blogging, live blogs and
  • Experience in digital reporting tools, including photo and video along with social media is required
10

Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide peer editing as needed
  • Take ownership of storytelling and engagement of stories beyond publication, working with content strategists and producers to engage audiences through social media promotion, related links and online discussions
  • Retool coverage, as needed, for Atlantic County Weeklies audience
  • Engage audiences through various promotions, such as The Mat Pack T-shirt giveaways, to build brand awareness and audience loyalty
11

Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop and write news and enterprise coverage and gather other content for the continuous news cycle on our digital platforms and print
  • Shoot photographs or video with Smartphone or camera when required for breaking news or other occasions as assigned
  • Work with your editor/digital platform manager, visual journalists, infographic designers, database journalists and others staffers in generating story ideas, photographs, videos and graphics for stories for both print and digital media
  • Use social media for news gathering, news coverage or promoting Morning Call content and apply appropriate search engine optimization metadata to enhance content. Contribute to blogs as appropriate and on a regular basis
  • Participate in a schedule shift rotation, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Has excellent communication skills, shows initiative, and exercises good news judgment
  • Experience working in multimedia, social media, and familiarity with computer-assisted reporting are a plus
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Sports Reporter / Writer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Sports Reporting, script writing and voicing
  • Sports Anchoring – weekends/some weekdays
  • Generating story ideas focusing on local sports
  • Weekend and late night assignments
  • Video Journalism, shooting and editing assignments
  • A degree or diploma from an accredited post-secondary journalism
  • Excellent writing skills and strong presentation skills
  • Computer literacy; experience in iNews a definite asset; digital editing
  • Excellent social media interaction skills required using applicants such as Twitter and Facebook
13

Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Accurately report and write stories on a beat, for general assignment topics, features and/or special sections as directed by editors
  • Meet assigned deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned by editors or the publisher
14

Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, digital editing and social networking and basic digital platforms
  • Knowledgeable and up-to-date with local and national trends and/or specialized knowledge of subjects/events related to on-air topics, proficiency in media production and broadcast systems
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be proficient with major college and professional sports
  • Monitors sources for breaking news, e.g., wires and social media. Monitors sources, gathers and verifies factual information through interviews, observation and research
  • Identifies technical equipment and resource requirements for recording interviews and other audio material
  • Must be able to write produce and anchor scheduled sports updates
  • Must have ability to host pre-, post games and long form sports-talk programming
  • 3+ years’ experience in on-air sports reporting, anchoring or producing in radio or digital
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Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides sports updates during talk programs and play-by-play broadcasts
  • Makes editorial decisions on stories of interest to the San Antonio audience
  • Edits audio
  • Records interviews and reports
  • Operates control board and studio equipment
  • Is available to assist talk show hosts and play-by-play broadcasters as needed
  • Has working knowledge of local and national sports
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Sports Planning Editor & Multimedia Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 3 years working in media or equivalent education. Previous digital experience a plus
  • Above average knowledge of digital technology
  • Exceptional problem solver – especially when competing with software and technology
  • Above average knowledge of social media and how it applies to business
  • Well-developed time management, organizational and follow-through skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change in a highly dynamic work environment
  • Eagerness to learn new media/technology in an environment that is constantly changing
  • Maintain strong ongoing knowledge of the digital advertising landscape and industry
  • Above average proficiency in all Microsoft applications, especially PowerPoint and excel
17

Coshocton News & Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment
  • Understanding use of metrics
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • SKILLS REQUIRED OF THIS POSITION
18

Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related subject
  • 3-5 years experience covering a beat
  • Ability to take photo and video preferred
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Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop and report enterprise and innovative storytelling on Iowa City-area high school athletics, and occasionally University of Iowa athletics
  • Produce takeouts, event coverage, analysis and daily beat reporting
  • Routinely appear in video
  • Be active on social media, both in the delivery of content and engaging with the fan bases
20

Sports Reporter / Anchor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to present material on air in live situations with confidence and an engaging style
  • Ability to write, shoot, and edit video
  • Bachelor's Degree - preferably in Journalism
  • Two years preferred experience as a sports broadcast journalist with anchoring experience
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Sports Reporter / Writer Resume Examples & Samples

  • File web stories and video
  • A degree or diploma from an accredited post-secondary journalism program and/or related news/sports experience
  • Computer literacy; experience in iNews a definite asset; digital editing experience required
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Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Turn around copy and content quickly and accurately
  • Identify sports stories and subjects which will drive traffic and develop them
  • Work with video desk and picture desk to maximum effect
  • Have an instinct for how to 'sell' a digital story to get maximum impact on The Scottish Sun's platform and also on social media
  • Be able to work as part of a team in a constantly adapting working environment that is always striving to find the new way of telling sports stories
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Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Use multimedia storytelling tools on tight deadlines for our print and digital platforms
  • Provide all the appropriate elements for the story (i.e. photos, videos and graphics)
  • Contribute to the growth and daily management of social-media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, SnapChat)
  • Monitor the success of content topics using analytics tools to refine content strategy
  • Manage the delivery of content to digital and print platforms and meet deadlines. Work with planning editor, content coach, reporters and photographers to best display content on all platforms, using a high level of judgment and creativity. Collaborate with engagement editors to maximize handing off to a design studio
  • Manage the home pages, story pages and high-traffic landing pages. Direct the flow of content, sending breaking news emails and push alerts, adding meta-data information, hyperlinks, images, info boxes, and additional digital content. Write digital headlines and summaries, taking into account SEO and key word elements
  • Optimize, aggregate and package assets for print and digital publication. Assemble, format, prioritize and ensure quality control on all printed content before it is handed off to the design studio
  • Edit content for publication-readiness, including clarity, fairness, legality, spelling, grammar, punctuation and style
  • Use metrics to monitor real-time data determine traffic patterns and direct changes tied to the data
  • Provide great customer service, helping readers find answers and solutions. Perform other duties as necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field
  • Solid core journalism skills (reporting, producing, editing)
  • Be self-motivated and self-directed
  • Able to multi‐task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment
  • A background in creating content for mobile and digital audiences, to include video, social media and podcast experiences is highly desired
  • Apply innovative, creative thinking to support the company’s goals
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends and some holidays
  • Must have a driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle
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Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Producing and recording sports segments for all-sports station
  • Gathering, writing, recording, editing and delivering sports content inclusive of providing live coverage when breaking news occurs to the station and to fans through social media
  • Interviewing sports figures
  • Writing scripts and ad-libbing material for stories
  • Development and research of potential sports stories
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Weekend Sports Anchor / Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
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Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • You have one year of newsroom experience (preferred)
  • You are interested in experimentation and can see new possibilities
  • You thrive in a fast-paced work environment that requires multi-tasking while
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Digital Sports Reporter Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proven experience editing and shaping sports and digital journalism
  • Proven experience aggregating content and producing quick write-ups based on trending topics in sports. Presents a quick, conversational writing style that resonates with mobile and social audiences
  • Proficiency on social media platforms; including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing industry
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Sports Reporter / Photographer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong knowledge of sports
  • Excellent photography skills
  • Strong storytelling skills with an ability to write to video
  • Writing to video
  • Sports videography
  • Energetic live shots
  • Anchor experience