Sports Director (FT), WBKO, Bowling Green KY

Sports Director (FT), WBKO, Bowling Green KY

Sports Director, at WBKO  Full Time, Bowling Green KY 

Company Name:  WBKO TV

Location of Job:  Bowling Green, KY

Company Address:  
2727 Russellville Rd.
City : Bowling Green

State : Kentucky
Zip Code : 42101

Contact Email Address:

Position Description:  Duties: Anchor, produce and edit video for daily newscasts. Manage and handle scheduling for the sports department. Produce packages and features; work without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and sound; provide live coverage at local sporting events. Produce and post content to web and mobile platforms. Contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day. Help mentor sports reporters. Other responsibilities as needed.

Required Skills: Candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills including excellent sports writing and visual story-telling ability. Should be able to manage crew and content to deliver the best live show possible under daily deadline pressure. Creativity a must. Previous experience preferred. College degree in journalism or equivalent preferred.

Salary: Dependent upon education and experience.

Benefits: Vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance, participation in Gray Television’s 401K and retirement plans.

Qualified persons only, please send resume, and non-returnable DVD or website link to example of work, to: Sports Director, c/o Human Resources, WBKO Television, 2727 Russellville Rd., Bowling Green, KY 42102. Or send information via e-mail to No phone calls, please.

Deadline for receiving applications: open until further notice

WBKO is an equal opportunity employer. All employment offers are contingent
upon completion of the application process. This process includes a pre-employment drug test and motor vehicle record check.

Contact Name:  Paula Phelps, Human Resources Manager