Sports Anchor/Reporter, Gainesville, FL

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Sports Anchor/Reporter, Gainesville, FL

#1 Postby Jon Chelesnik » Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:52 am

WCJB TV20 in Gainesville, FL has an opening for a sports anchor/reporter.

Gainesville is a sports town, and we cover our local high school sports teams with the same fervor we bring to our constant coverage of Florida Gator sports.

WCJB TV20 has a strong brand for our high school football coverage. Sports Overtime is our Friday night high school football segment. We have as many as 10 shooters providing highlights for this broadcast. Our SD and Weekend Sports Anchor and also shoot that night as well as producing and anchoring the broadcast. Our new Sports Anchor/Reporter will also be responsible for contributing to TV20 Sports on wcjb.com and across social media. Our brand is multi-platform, and so are you! Come join the #1 sports team in North Central Florida!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Anchoring the 6pm and 11pm sportscasts Saturday – Sunday, and filling in periodically for our SD on weekdays
* Being a working sports reporter, working as an MMJ to cover local sports stories of importance to our community
* Travel on occasion to big Gator sports events, like bowl games, NCAA tournament appearances, and the College World Series

Requirements
* Strong writing and journalism skills are a must for this role
* Ability to shoot, edit (Final Cut X)
* Able to run a TVU live kit

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

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Re: Sports Anchor/Reporter, Gainesville, FL -- POSITION FILLED

#2 Postby Jon Chelesnik » Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:30 am

The WCJB sports team includes:

Director Kevin Wells (Syracuse). Joined the station just a few months ago.

Anchor Elgin Rucker (U. of Florida)

Steve Russell, host of Gator Insider.

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Re: Sports Anchor/Reporter, Gainesville, FL

#3 Postby Jon Chelesnik » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:02 am

Congratulations to Cierra Clark (U. of Florida). She was hired to fill this position at the end of 2018.


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