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Sports Director

logo Location:  Weslaco TX
Control #:  110388T
Description:  

KRGV Channel 5 News (ABC) located in the warm and beautiful Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. (Harlingen - Weslaco - Brownsville - McAllen, Texas, DMA #83) is looking for a dynamic and energetic weekday Sports Anchor/MMJ who will also serve as Sports Director to lead our dynamic and top rated sports efforts across our television and digital platforms.

You will work closely with the News Director to guide and plan for future special sports projects including but not limited to high school football coverage on both our television news properties.

We are looking for a sports anchor that loves local sports and stays on top of state and national sports, too, but does not regurgitate highlights. Candidate must be able to compliment a veteran news team, be able to shoot, write, edit, write for web and keep scores updated, report and go live, as needed. You will be producing your own sportscast and will need to help with shooting and editing.

Candidate should have a minimum of two years as a TV Sports Anchor/Reporter. Your reel should demonstrate ability to: anchor, report, write, shoot, edit, produce, and report live. We are looking for a sports anchor who is a leader, who can work independently, and coach his/her sports crew.

A college degree in broadcast journalism or related field is preferred; bilingual in Spanish a plus. Valid driver's license and good driving record required.

Send link to: Zoltan Csanyi-Salcedo, News Director, zoltan@krgv.com

Channel 5 News is the market news leader driving market leading ratings in a fast growing area of Texas. We do more newscasts per week than any other station in the market and have the most state-of-the-art technologies for our day to day operations.

Privately owned by the Manship family since 1964, KRGV offers its employees excellent benefits.

KRGV-TV does not discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The Federal Communications Commission specifically prohibits discriminatory employment practices.

Informing you and your organization of the above employment opportunity is an affirmative action on our part to actively seek qualified minorities and women for our staff vacancies. Through your assistance, we want to ensure that our employment opportunities are made known to members of minority groups and to women.

KRGV-TV is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Posted 4/24/20.

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