PO Box 3178 | Bismarck, ND 58502 | Phone: 701-258-1332

Sports Manager – KMOT

KMOT is seeking a Sports Director. The Sports Director position at KMOT is a full-time, hourly position based out of Minot, North Dakota. This person shoots, writes, and edits packages, highlights, and VOSOTs. Also produces and anchors during the week for KMOT.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Write, shoot, edit stories
  • Covers (High school and college football, hockey, basketball, etc.) including gathering game highlights, fronting highlights live in studio or the field, reporting on teams, etc.
  • Use social media as a way to enhance reporting
  • Research story ideas/plan ahead
  • Assist with producing if needed
  • Participate in editorial meetings
  • Maintain a flexible schedule that allows for being called in after hours if news breaks
  • Assist team members in planning coverage of major events (festivals, etc.)
  • Represent the station at public events

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Communications / Broadcast Journalism or equivalent degree is favorable but NOT required / station provides on-the-job training for some skills
  • Ability to carry 20-30 lbs. of equipment
  • Good driving record/willingness to drive to shoots
  • Knowledge of proper use of social media in covering news (Facebook live, Twitter, TikTok, etc.)
  • General interest in news/current events
  • Some background with filming sports highlights
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism as a way to improve and grow as a journalist
  • Willingness to collaborate with team members
If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter, and references (Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal) KMOT-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company
Apply by 02/11/2024