Sports Reporter/ Anchor/ Photographer
WTLW/ WOSN TV, a full-power Christian station located in Lima, Ohio, operates a 24 hour
regional sports channel and is looking for a Sports Reporter/Anchor for a 30 minute, sports
news program covering 70 high schools and five local colleges. This is a salary position. The
annual salary is commensurate with experience and ranges from $19,000 – $25,000.
Responsibilities include the ability to shoot, edit and write under deadline pressure. This person
must be able to work with a minimal amount of supervision. Assignments include producing
video packages for broadcast, scripting of programs and adding creative input toward the goals
of WOSN (West Ohio Sports Network). This person may also function as “on-camera” talent
for the sports news program and announce play-by-play during game broadcasts. Normal work
hours will be afternoons and evenings, including weekends.
As a representative of WTLW/WOSN TV, this individual must exhibit in his or her personal
and professional life, moral standards that do not compromise or reflect negatively on the
station’s Statement of Purpose. Qualified applicants should have a four-year college degree in
broadcasting or communications. In addition, all applicants should have a minimum of two years
experience in writing, shooting, editing and on-air talent.
This person must also demonstrate an aptitude for working in a high-pressure environment such
as a “live” television program while maintaining a positive team attitude.
This person must learn area high school sports history, athletic leagues and teams, and be able
to work weekends. A valid Ohio driver’s license is required as well as the ability to drive at night.
Qualified applicants may respond by emailing resume tape or web link and cover letter to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing to: Sports Reporter Position, 1844 Baty Road, Lima, Ohio
45807. WTLW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.