- Arts / Entertainment / Media
Job Title Sports Anchor
Location: McAllen, TX, 78501, USA
Description **Job Number** 30530BR
**Job Title** Sports Anchor
**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations
**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - TLM KTLM
**Posting Category** TV Content & Production
**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
**Career Level** Experienced
**Country** United States
•The Sports Anchor will be responsible for covering live sporting events of all local, professional and sports teams or related local sports stories.
•Candidate is responsible for producing, writing, shooting and editing his own stories and segments.
•This person will be responsible for keeping up to date on current events in the world of sports.
•The Sports Anchor-Reporter will also be expected to participate in community events and station activities from time to time as master of ceremonies and/or Host as requested by the station
•Minimum 3 years of experience working in Spanish market broadcast television.
•Knowledge of major sports in the United States and Mexico are a must.
•The ability to ad-lib and improvise effortlessly in various types of on air situations
•Must work well under pressure with an ability to meet deadlines
•Bilingual (English/Spanish) required both written and verbal. A high level of skill and mastery of the Spanish language is essential.
•Candidate must work effectively with other in a team oriented environment
•Degree in Journalism is desired
•Willingness and ability to work long hours, late nights and weekends as required
•External applicants are encouraged to submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
•Able to work a Flexible Schedule and Shifts.
•Must be willing to work in McAllen, Texas
•Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
•Must be 18 years or older
•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
•Excellent Spanish, reading, writing and speaking.
•Strong English, reading, writing and speaking.
•Be able to work under pressure of intense deadlines.
•Work effectively with others in a team environment.
The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile. Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.
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