Sports Multi-Media Journalist

Website FOX19 WXIX TV FOX19

Posted on: March 25, 2024
Apply by: May 31, 2024

Job Description

About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WXIX:
WXIX-TV, FOX19 NOW, is the FOX affiliate serving Cincinnati and the Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana tri-state area, the nation’s 37th DMA. FOX19 NOW, the station that’s “Always Local, Always Now,” produces over 61 hours of News per week. FOX19 NOW is the leader in Morning News with local coverage from 4:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. each weekday The station airs early evening news 4 to 7 p.m. weekdays and the market’s #1 (A25-54) late, local News starting at 10:00 to 11:30 p.m. FOX19 NOW’s community involvement includes The St. Jude Dream Home, The Alzheimer’s Association, The Pink Ribbon Girls and Special Olympics of Northern Kentucky, among others. We’re proud to serve the community on multiple platforms, and broadcast some of the most popular programming in the Tri-State, including NFL on FOX, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! and the FOX prime time schedule.

Job Summary:
WXIX-TV in Cincinnati, a Gray Television station, has an opening for a full-time, high-energy Sports Multimedia Journalist. If you have a passion for sports, we have an opportunity for you! We want a journalist to tell stories about the people in sports, the impact on the community, their schools, and their followers. We like to report the runs, hits, and errors—we love the why, the how, and the passion with the competition. The Sports Multimedia Journalist will have a passion for storytelling and local sports! The perfect individual will be able to write, edit, and shoot engaging, informative, and compelling sports content and develop and execute enterprise stories regularly with accuracy and fairness.

Duties/Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
• Write, edit, and shoot sports content
• Consistently contribute to sports content on the stations social and digital platforms
• Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy, fairness, and ethics
• Meet daily deadlines

• Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field preferred
• Some experience as a sports multimedia journalist in a television newsroom is preferred
• Exceptional on-camera presence and delivery
• A disciplined individual with ability to work independently is a must
• Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred
• Professional knowledge of broadcast news operations a plus
• Must have a valid driver’s license and pass a motor vehicle records check

How to Apply

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As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.