Sports Leader, Knoxville, TN -- POSITION FILLED

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Sports Leader, Knoxville, TN -- POSITION FILLED

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Fri May 28, 2021 10:36 am

10 News WBIR in Knoxville, TN is accepting applications for a Sports Leader.

We're looking for a Sports Leader who is willing to tell good stories at all levels - from the SEC down to small-town teams. The right candidate must be a storyteller with proven success on all platforms. This job requires generating daily local sports story ideas, shooting, editing, producing, and reporting.

The Sports Leader is a journalist who will cover all sports regardless of sex or age and tell personalized stories about local athletes year-round and motivate other members of our sports team to do the same.

Must be able to shoot and edit video.

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America.

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Re: Sports Leader, Knoxville, TN

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:00 am

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Re: Sports Leader, Knoxville, TN

#3 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:51 am

The 10 News WBIR sports team in Knoxville, TN includes:

Sports Reporter Madison Blevins (Belmont) joined the station in 2020.

Sports Reporter Louis Fernandez (North Carolina) joined the station in 2016.

Sports Reporter David Schiele (Georgia State) joined the station in 2019.

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Re: Sports Leader, Knoxville, TN

#4 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Fri Jul 30, 2021 11:12 am

Louis Fernandez has left the station.

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Re: Sports Leader, Knoxville, TN -- POSITION FILLED

#5 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Thu Aug 12, 2021 9:46 am

Congratulations to Karthik Venkataraman, the new Sports Director at WBIR.

He moves to Knoxville from KREM in Spokane, WA.

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