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WATE-TV, 6 On Your Side the ABC Affiliate in Knoxville, Tennessee is looking for a Multimedia Sports Journalist who is passionate about great storytelling The ideal candidate must be an aggressive reporter with high journalistic standards who is able to work independently, generate lead story ideas, work a beat and produce innovative content for on-air, online and social media. Must be a strong writer, excel at shooting great video, and be a creative editor. Good communication skills are also a must. Two years of experience is preferred.
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The Sports Reporter 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 Reporter 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.