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Sports Reporter/Photographer

Hearst Television Inc

Des Moines, IA
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Sports Reporter/Photographer

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Location: Des Moines, IA US
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KCCI-TV, the Hearst Television station in Des Moines, has an opening for a sports reporter/photographer.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate strong visual storytelling skills, with an ability to produce stories that are of interest to more than avid sports fans.  Strong writing skills, good on-camera delivery and energetic live shots are a must.  Demo reel should include stories with original video, not network sports feeds.


  • Strong knowledge of sports
  • Excellent photography skills
  • Strong storytelling skills with an ability to write to video
  • Anchoring experience preferred

Required Skills

  • Writing to video
  • Sports videography
  • Energetic live shots
  • Anchor experience


  •  College degree in broadcast journalist, broadcast news or related field, or equivalent work experience

Required Experience

  • Past reporting experience (2-5 years) required
  • Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover
  • Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.

Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.

Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.

Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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