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WVNS in Beckley, Bluefield, Lewisburg, West Virginia is looking for a Sports Anchor / MMJ to cover a wide variety of sports in the Mountain State. From local high school sports such as Friday night football, minor league baseball, and even NFL training camps held at the historic Greenbrier Resort.
We’re looking for someone whose knowledge of sports is far reaching and varied. We are looking for someone who can tell inspiring stories from the sports field as well as call highlights from local rival football games. This position puts you in the role of being in charge of your own department. You are the anchor, the reporter, everything. You will need to be an active member of the community and be fully immersed in the culture of southern West Virginia. You’ll live in a community full of good, friendly people who want to help you succeed. When you succeed, the station succeeds, so that is our goal. If you are ready to come to a station where you can tell great stories, work with a great team, please apply.
Requirements & Skills:
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Sports Anchor must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Sports Anchor must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.