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Paramount Sports Anchor/Reporter in Fort Worth, Texas

Sports Anchor/Reporter, CBS DFW

Fort Worth, TX

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KTVT/KTXA, the CBS O/O in Dallas-Fort Worth is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic on-air reporter/anchor to join our sports team. The ideal candidate is someone who can look beyond the stats and scores. Our team is seeking an engaging storyteller who enterprises and produces compelling character driven stories in the sports genre. This position is required to be able to shoot, edit, and create basic graphics.

The North Texas region has a passionate following for every level of sports! From the professional teams in the market, to the regional college teams and hundreds of area high school programs. The ideal candidate must be able to connect with each level to find sources for information and story ideas.

Responsibilities:

Ability to identify and develop enterprise content that connects with DFW Market

Ready, willing, and able to produce content that serves our platforms including, on-air, online and streaming

Contributes to the editorial process with consistent story pitches

Meet daily deadlines, and maintain a steadfast commitment to journalistic integrity

Shoot, edit, write, and produce entertaining and informational stories and sportscasts across multiple platforms

Applied knowledge/use of Social Media platforms to connect with audience and implement station's strategy

Consistently supply material to KTVT CBS 11's social media and digital platforms - including CBSDFW.com and CBS News DFW Streaming

Successful Candidate will have:

Dynamic Storytelling and Interviewing abilities

Prior experience as a Sports Anchor/Reporter in a top 10 Market preferred

Expert knowledge of Professional, College and High School sports (North Texas region is a plus)

Strong skills in both managing time well and being extremely organized

Must be able to shoot, write, edit and create basic graphics.

Proven ability to work well in a team setting within a face-paced environment while optimally meeting strict deadlines

Willingness and availability to work independently on a varying schedule that includes evenings, weekends and holidays

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nations #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH ODONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in todays digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.

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Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

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