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KTTC Sporting Event Coordinator (P/T)

Posted: 06/24/2024

KTTC, the #1 broadcast station in the Rochester/Mason City/Austin market is looking to hire a live sporting event coordinator/announcer. If you have a love for local sports and want schedule flexibility, this is for KTTC is looking to provide more local sports to their viewers and followers over the air and on digital streaming platforms. If you are a pioneer of digital media and love sports, this may be the job for you.
This person will work on coordinating with area schools and other sports organizations on airing live events. He/she will be the point-of-contact between the station and those organizations on logistics.  Then, come game time, he/she will execute the plan and even be the face/voice of some of the events by calling plays, introducing programs, etc.  It's important that this person be great at multi-tasking since you will have to do several things at once.  This person will mostly work at the station on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, but he/she will have flexibility on their hours outside of the live events.
Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
• Coordinate a live event schedule for our OTT streaming apps and subchannels
• Be able to announce play-by-play of different types of sports
• Gather and write content for digital platforms to promote and summarize live events
• Edit video for multiple platforms
• Be able to work with all stakeholders from the schools, station management, program sponsors, etc.
• Learn how to bring in different feeds and troubleshoot, when needed, to get quality visuals through KTTC’s digital desk
• Must be an innovative team player with the ability to handle a variety of tasks and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and sometimes stressful environment
• Flexibility with scheduling and/or assigned work shifts is preferred; willingness to work on Thursday-Saturday regularly
• Must be able to work at station in Rochester, Minnesota
• Follow all clothing and appearance guidelines
• Perform other job duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Must be 18 years old or older
• Experience on-air on television or radio and on streaming/social media
• Experience in calling sports highlights and/or play-by-play/commentary
• Knowledge of video camera/audio equipment technology
• Candidates must have a driver's license and a clean driving record
• Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references

 
(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
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