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Sports Multimedia Journalist/Reporter- Buffalo, NY

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Mar 26, 2014.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From indeed.com

    Sports Multi-Media Journalist/Reporter
    WIVB/WNLO - Buffalo, NY
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    News 4, WIVB/WNLO-TV , a LIN Media station, is looking for a big-league sports talent who can do it all!

    At News 4, we break sports stories… not just report on them… and we do it on all platforms. The ideal candidate will excel in anchoring, reporting, shooting, editing, planning and writing great stories. The ability to use social media to connect with the fans, be well versed in all sports and promote the digital focus in the newsroom will be essential for success in this position. Buffalo is a huge sports town with 2 major league teams seeking an MMJ/Reporter with a passion for sports.

    A minimum of 2 years experience shooting, editing and reporting with previous on air experience required. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are a must.

    WIVB News 4 and CW23 serves Western New York with the region’s best local news, the area’s most dependable forecast, and up-to-the-minute Breaking News coverage, on-air, on WIVB.com and the News 4 smartphone app.

    We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, offering competitive salaries and a standard benefit package that includes a 401K plan with medical and dental plans.

    To apply online, please include a cover letter and resume’ and recent link of your work at: news@wivb.com

    If you do not have a web link to your work, please send a cover letter, resume, and non-returnable demo DVD to:

    Human Resources Office


    2077 Elmwood Avenue

    Buffalo, New York, 14207
  2. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    This would be interesting. I grew up watching Buffalo news and sports on all three of the city's channels. WIVB is the CBS affiliate and I can actually remember when its call letters were WBEN.
  3. pseudo

    pseudo Well-Known Member

    That would've been back when the longtime "Voice of the Bills," Van Miller, was in charge. Fandemonium!

    Used to be the best in town, but took a major hit when John Murphy (sports director/Miller's replacement on Bills broadcasts) jumped to buffalobills.com and Paul Peck changed careers. I'm thinking this position opened up when their sports producer followed Murph to the Bills.

    Also of note, it was just announced last week that Media General plans to buy WIVB's parent company, LIN Media:
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