9&10 News – Sports Reporter/Multimedia Journalist – 9&10 News

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Sports Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

At 9&10 News of Northern Michigan you will find a thriving, robust and exciting company with a world class facility and location in beautiful Northern Michigan. We offer competitive pay, first class benefits and opportunities to learn and grow alongside accomplished leaders in the industry.

The Company: Heritage Broadcasting’s roots began on air in 1954 and we have been growing and evolving ever since!  We are proud to be the Northern Michigan’s News Leader!  Today, we are home to news, weather, sports and entertainment content, 9&10 News, Local 32, and CW 32 as well as ME TV, Northern Michigan Digital, ION, and Mane Content.

The Position: As a Sports Reporter/Multimedia Journalist for 9&10 News, you will be responsible for creating content for the sports department on air and on our website, www.misportsnow.com. You will be asked to produce and anchor sportscasts, cover local stories and games, produce on-air content and write stories for our website. You will also participate in our OTT content, where we live stream games and other sporting events around northern Michigan with an opportunity to call live play-by-play.

The Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/STD/LTD
  • 401K with a Company Match
  • 17 Days PTO
  • Clothing & Grooming Allowances
  • Relocation Allowance

The Culture

  • Innovative: Our industry changes every day. Fresh ideas are welcomed and encouraged!
  • Motivating & Engaging: Regardless of position or job title, you will find our team members are proud of their contributions, individual and team accomplishments, and they love to celebrate them!
  • Collaborative: Not one person or department is able to do it all. We rely on our strengths and weaknesses to complement one another to create an unbeatable team.
  • Inclusive: We know that in order to get all kinds of ideas, we need all kinds of people!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Produce and anchor sportscasts when asked
  • Cover feature stories and shoot games in northern Michigan that will help boost our on-air and online content
  • Write and post web stories for any local content covered along with breaking news stories
  • Must be available on Friday nights in the fall and winter to work on our award-winning high school football and basketball show, Sports Overtime
  • Post on all social media platforms for any stories and games covered
  • Engage in our OTT content, which includes live streams of games and events
  • Provide story ideas that will help enhance our coverage in northern Michigan

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of journalism or broadcasting with experience in sports
  • Successful internship at either a commercial TV station or a cable access channel strongly preferred
  • At least 1 year of experience as a reporter or producer at a commercial TV station preferred
  • Experience editing on Premiere and producing in iNews is a plus
  • AP Style experience is preferred
  • On-air experience in studio and in the field is a plus
  • Must have excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work different shifts during the week and weekends, if necessary
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must have valid driver license.

The Location: Heritage Broadcasting is based in beautiful Northern Michigan. This is a great place to live, work and play!  With rich forests, trails for miles, sand dunes, and an abundance of shoreline, it’s easy to see why we love it so much!  Northern Michigan truly offers something for everyone with our beautiful four seasons and opportunity for year round outdoor adventures!

Are you ready? Are you excited?

 

If you have the required experience and skills, send your letter of interest, resume, professional references, and demo reels Leslie Nowlin, HR Director at hr@9and10news.com

Heritage Broadcasting is an EEO Employer.

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