Sports Director, Peoria, IL

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Sports Director, Peoria, IL

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:06 am

WEEK-TV in Peoria, IL is accepting applications for a Sports Director.

This position requires you to anchor, shoot, write, edit, produce, and coordinate coverage. You need to demonstrate how you can aggressively use social media to engage and respond to our community and embrace the multi-platform approach of today’s newsroom.

his is not an entry-level position. Sports anchoring and reporting experience is required. A degree in journalism or communications is preferred.

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Send demo, resume and references to:

Mark DeSantis
VP/General Manager
mdesantis@week.com

Give yourself the advantage of being among the first to apply for jobs. Receive openings before we post them. You should click here now to join STAA or call 949-648-7822.

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Re: Sports Director, Peoria, IL

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:52 am

STAA members have already had their demos and resumes sent to this employer. You have an edge in the job market when someone is going to bat for you. If that would be helpful to you, You should click here now to join STAA or call 949-648-7822.

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Re: Sports Director, Peoria, IL

#3 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:42 am

The WEEK-TV sports team in Peoria, IL includes:

Jim Mattson has been in the Peoria TV market since 1985 and became a Peoria TV sports director in 1990. He has won numerous state-wide awards for his coverage of high school sports.

Pablo Iglesias (Bradley) is the weekend sports anchor and reporter.

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