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Sports Anchor/Reporter (AFTRA)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 672626BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted May. 24, 2019

Job Summary:

POSITION: SPORTS ANCHOR/REPORTER (AFTRA) DATE POSTED: May 24, 2019

DEPARTMENT: NEWS

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:

KGO-TV/ABC7, the ABC Owned and Operated Television Station in San Francisco, has an immediate opening for a Multi-Platform Sports Anchor/MMJ Reporter.

The qualified candidate will anchor the weekend evening sportscasts and report three days per week, along with fill-in sports anchoring. Must have an energetic presence, and be a strong storyteller for newscasts and on digital and social media platforms. Thorough knowledge of the San Francisco Bay Area sports world is imperative. The weekend sports anchor is expected to develop relationships and sources in the professional, college and high school sports communities in order to break and enterprise stories. We want a true team player who acts with the utmost integrity and journalistic standards. In addition, the ideal candidate must always meet deadlines and go the extra mile for the ABC7 team.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

College degree with 3-5 years on-air experience.
Strong social media profile.
Must be able to shoot and edit with MMJ equipment and produce packages daily.
Occasional travel will be necessary.


TO APPLY: Please log onto www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition ID# 672626BR
(SPORTS ANCHOR/REPORTER), create a candidate profile, and upload your resume and cover letter.


NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Open until filled.

About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, WDT includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with KGO Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

KGO Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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