Sports Director

Website KARD

KTVE NBC 10/KARD FOX 14 in West Monroe, Louisiana is looking for a Sports Director. The Sports Director produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. This position works with our Weekend Sports Anchor and with our News Department to build sports stories for our viewers.

Resumes must have a link to your Sports reel. Resumes without a link to your reel will NOT be considered. NO PHONE CALLS.

Reports stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events
Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
Researches and analyzes background information related to stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community
Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas
Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions
Shoots and edits news & sports events
Produces and presents reports for all platforms
Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms
Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
At least 3 years on-air experience at a local broadcast TV station in Sports

Requirements & Skills:

Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
Engaging on-air presence
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
Flexibility to work any shift

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