Job Summary:

Mifflin County Communications, Inc. has a very rare opening for a full-time Sports Director. Position requires a seasoned anchor with a deep knowledge of all major sports.

Responsibilities:  

 • Plans, writes, edits and voices local and national sports reports.

• Finalizes content using digital audio and video editing software.

• Maintains crucial deadlines to provide sports stories in a timely fashion.  

• Repackages content for sportscasts 

• Play by play, or color commentary for high school, local, and regional sports .

• Will also edit and collect sports text content and audio social media.

• Assist sales team with marketing of sports programming. 

 

Qualifications:  

 • Sports/news writing and anchoring experience. 

•  Must be willing to work weekends, early morning, late nights and holidays. Some fill-in work during the week may also be needed.

•  Thorough knowledge of sports is required 

• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and work under minimal supervision- must be dependable 

• Must be detail oriented and able to “follow-up until resolved” 

• Adept at setting priorities and managing deadlines 

• Stress tolerance especially with tight deadlines 

• Excellent writing and editing ability; excellent grammar 

• Possess and demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills 

• Must be able to work flexible hours  

 

Work Experience:  

 • Experience in a similar sports program or news operation  

 

Education

 • Degree in a related field; Media, Communications, or Journalism preferred but, not required  

 

Location:

 • Burnham, PA

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