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Sports Specialist/VJ

Cape Girardeau, MO
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Sports Specialist/VJ

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KFVS-TV has an opening for a Sports Specialist/Video Journalist.  The successful candidate for this position will be one who can complete daily sports stories for our digital platforms as well as turn daily packages as needed in our newscasts. They must be a self-starter, with good organizational skills, and able to deliver compelling sports news on all platforms under tight, pressure packed deadlines.  This includes a leading presence on KFVS12.com, Facebook, Twitter and our other digital platforms.  Must be able to produce and anchor sports newscasts as scheduled.


The candidate must demonstrate strong photography skills shooting all sports. Storytelling must also be demonstrated on your reel. Sports knowledge is critical, but it must go beyond the X’s and O’s and drive the emotion and amazing stories that exist across the board in sports and all of its athletes.  Local sports is our bread and butter so breaking stories with area contacts is also key. Candidates must be energetic, team oriented, driven, have solid news/sports judgment and have strong reporting and live skills. He or she must excel at breaking news/sports coverage from the studio and in the field. Exceptional planning and creative storytelling are a must – a flexible schedule is part of the job with sports events happening throughout the week.


If you do not embrace new technology, understand social media or cannot shoot and edit, there is no need to . Two years of on-air experience as a reporter or anchor is required. Please online and attach resume with cover letter and links showcasing your most recent work and abilities.  No phone calls, please.  Successful candidate must pass a drug screen and MVR check.  


Qualified applicants, online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume, cover letter, and link to your most recent work.


No phone calls please. KFVS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V


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Raycom Media, Inc. was created in 1996 with the purchase of 15 television stations, two radio stations, and a sports marketing, production, events management, and distribution company. Shortly after this first acquisition, Raycom Media quickly acquired two other companies and began an unheard of growth in the media business.

Raycom, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest broadcasters and owns and/or provides services for 53 television stations in 37 markets and 18 states. Raycom stations cover 13.1% of U.S. television households and employ nearly 4,000 individuals in full and part-time positions. In addition to television stations, Raycom owns Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company in Charlotte, NC) and Tupelo-Honey Productions (a Sports and Entertainment Production company based in New York), as well as Broadview Media (a post production/digital signage company based in Montgomery). Raycom is also responsible for the design and hosting of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail website.

Raycom owns over-the-air syndication, regional cable, and digital media rights to Atlantic Coast Conference Athletics.

With a strong belief in community, Raycom Media television stations take editorial positions on key community issues. It is the vision of the company that it be involved in the communities its broadcast properties serve. By editorializing on local issues and seeking out divergent points of view, Raycom Media television stations create an atmosphere of community dialog.

Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama.

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