Job Number: R50011099
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Job Posting Date: January 14, 2020
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV StationsFOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
FOX 10 is looking for a dynamic Sports Anchor/Reporter who brings a passion for sports and can connect with athletes and our audience. Candidates required to anchor, report and produce content for newscasts and various digital platforms (including web site and social media). The Sports Anchor/Reporter will be part of daily newscasts, the weekly show “FOX 10 Sports Night”, as well as special coverage of local and national sporting events. Quickly building relationships with teams (players, coaches and executives) is a must. Consistent social media engagement is required. Public appearances on behalf of the station required. Candidates must be self-motivated, organized, driven to break major stories and flexible with work schedule.
A degree in journalism or a related field and at least 3 years as a sports anchor and reporter required. Must provide reel showing proficiency presenting compelling and memorable content including live work (both in-studio and from the field), and packaged reports on serious stories as well as sports features. Local/national travel required. Ability to shoot/edit a plus. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays. Must have, or be willing to obtain, a valid AZ driver’s license. Must be able to drive. All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing the pre-employment drug screen. Please embed a link of your recent work in your cover letter. Resumes/cover letters without embedded links of recent work will not be considered.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.