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WYMT is the CBS affiliate and dominant number one station in the scenic Appalachian Mountains of Southeastern Kentucky. This regional station is located in the small town of Hazard and serves more than 25 counties. WYMT provides award-winning local news, weather, and sports coverage. WYMT.com is the region’s strongest digital platform. WYMT is involved and dedicated to the local communities we serve, participating in numerous charities and causes. A second channel, Heroes & Icons (H&I), allows WYMT to offer even more local programming, including dozens of LIVE high school and college football and basketball games each year. The WYMT Mountain Basketball Classic has generated nearly four million dollars for local students and schools. WYMT has a proven record of turning out solid journalists capable of moving up in the ranks. Two former employees are now working in Miami and our former Sports Director is the main anchor in Cleveland.
Start where it all began for ESPN`s Jay Crawford. This aggressive, sports-minded station is focused on LOCAL sports. You must be passionate, have a strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude to join our award-winning sports team. We do more than just cover the highlights. We tell stories! We do a LOT of sports – High School, UK Wildcats, NCAA, NAIA, and OVC. We work hard and have fun! Great station! Great company!
Your Essential Functions (include but not limited to):
•Deliver on-air sports events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
• Use editorial judgment to help determine content of the sportscast
• Work with producers and team to create unique, fast-paced sportscast
• Use social media to determine content of sportscast and highlight big social stories
• Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance sportscast and stories
• Write for the web and post daily on all digital platforms including social media and attaching images and streaming video
•Deliver unscripted breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large
▶ Successful applicants must possess creative storytelling skills, a terrific grasp of current events, strong organizational skills and the ability to shoot and edit your own video. All anchors report daily but must also have the skills to produce, not stack, a fast-paced and informative sportscast.
◘ Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters (WYMT-TV) and attach your resume
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