Sports Director, Dothan, AL

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Sports Director, Dothan, AL

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Fri May 03, 2019 11:49 am

WTVY has an opening for a Sports Director.

We cover everything from community sports to the SEC, spanning three states.

Duties include:

* Leading a 2-person department
* Anchoring and/or reporting live daily on WTVY (CBS) and WRGX (NBC)
* Working with News Director and EP on daily coverage as well as sports specials
* Producing and co-hosting our award-winning Friday Night Football
* Developing coverage plans for seasonal events, such as Hardee's Pro Classic Tennis, Future Masters • Golf, Dothan Diamond and Hoops Classics
* Working with sales on sponsored sports segments

Must have excellent social media skills – web, Facebook and Twitter.

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

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Re: Sports Director, Dothan, AL

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed May 08, 2019 9:55 am

Does your demo feature the things employers need to see for you to get this job? STAA members should visit the STAA Members site. In the Improve My Job Market Approach column, click on Demos.

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Re: Sports Director, Dothan, AL

#3 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed May 08, 2019 9:57 am

Jake Siegel is the most recent sports director at WTVY. He left the station in April and is currently a free agent.

Ryan Hennessy (U. of Florida) is a sports anchor/reporter at the station. He joined WTVY last year.

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