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Do you love sports and want to work in a market with all the major professional teams? KARE 11 News in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN is looking for a creative, energetic multi-skilled journalist/Weekend Anchor to join our sports department. If you're curious, want to bring fresh ideas, innovative style, work in the newsroom 'and' in the field - we want to hear from you. This position allows the perfect candidate to report and anchor unique sportscasts that inform and inspire audiences in one of the best TV markets in the country. Applicants should have breaking sports experience, strong editorial judgment, and fully understand the needs of our audience across all our platforms. This position will allow you to shine in various positions…from anchoring to shooting…writing…reporting and producing. If this sounds like the job for you - apply now!


  • Encourage innovation and risk-taking in crafting great sportscasts through emotion and showcasing
  • Shoot, write and edit stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platform
  • Experience with anchoring sports segments
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven liveshots
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on IG, Twitter, Facebook and other accounts
  • Have a good understanding of social media platforms to incorporate into newscasts.
  • Write in conversation and captivating style
  • Plan extensive sports coverage of big events
  • Enterprise sports ideas
  • Work collaboratively with other producers and staff members
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
  • Transmit and present engaging live reports with current technology
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer


  • BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred
  • Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
  • Skills in producing engaging, content-driven sportscasts and digital content
  • Knowledge in photojournalism, editing and content management systems
  • Enterprise sports ideas, write, shoot and edit stories for all platforms
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


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Job country: United States

City: Minneapolis

Category: Reporters and Correspondents

Location: Minneapolis, MN, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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