Job opening: Weekend Sports Newswriter/Producer (UNION-Freelance)

Sep. 06, 2022

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Monday, September 12, 2022

POSITION: KGO-TV - Weekend Sports Newswriter/Producer (UNION-Freelance)

DEPARTMENT: NEWS

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

KGO-TV/ABC7 News, the ABC Owned Television Station in San Francisco, is seeking a Freelance Sports Newswriter/Producer. The producer must be a strong broadcast-style writer and have experience editing. The producer will work with the Sports Anchors on covering and writing stories and will edit highlights and video clips within sportscasts. The sports producer's responsibilities also include producing "After the Game," a special sports show following professional and college sports games.

The producer must be savvy with social media and understand multiple digital platforms. We are looking for a self-starter who is organized and can help plan big sports coverage.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Extensive knowledge of and intense interest in a variety of sports, particularly Bay Area teams.

Available to work weekends

Willingness to join NABET union

Minimum one-year of producing experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three to five years of producing experience.
  • Flexible schedule
  • Available to work holidays

Required education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

TO APPLY:

Please log onto www.disneycareers.com and search for Job ID# 100200804 (Weekend Sports Newswriter/Producer (UNION-Freelance), create a candidate profile, and upload your resume and cover letter.

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

ABC7 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.