Konnexions Broadcast Pvt Ltd, the media division of the Konnexions Group, is proud to launch Indias first Sports News & Journalism channel, live 24x7, on a digital platform.
Position Open: Sports Anchor
Job Location: Gurgaon
Mandatory Requirement-Excellent sports knowledge across multi-sports (Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Cricket etc) with sound on-air experience of having handled studio shows as a primary anchor
Education & Experience:
Bachelors degree in Journalism or Communications, Broadcasting, Radio/TV/Film is preferred
Excellent writing and communication skills
Basic math skills to properly calculate show timings
The ability to make sound, informed judgments regarding show production requirements
Outstanding organizational and project management skills
Sound knowledge of international sports is needed
Familiarity with studio production and production equipment
A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team members and work under daily time pressure
The ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends
Receives assignment to evaluate sports leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
Write and produce quality sports stories for multiple media platforms.
To be able to face the camera confidently and build an on-air personality that will connect with the viewers.
Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
Strong ability to improvise properly in a live on-camera setting. To be confident and relaxed when the cameras are turned on
Skills & Abilities
Pleasing voice and pleasant appearance with Good Grooming etiquettes
Speaking: As an anchor, your goal is getting people to understand the stories you are bringing to them.
Active Listening: You must be able to understand the news stories reporters out in the field are delivering.
Reading Comprehension: A great deal of written material will cross your desk, and you will need to be able to understand it.
Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems. Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.
Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and Sports laws Requirements.
Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
He should possess mental and physical perservance. He should be able to grasp the situation quickly and reduce it to a readable form.
Should be proactive in covering various Sports issues/news. Remain up to date with local sports and breaking stories
Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content
The race to be the first on the air with breaking news means youll often have to show up for work on short notice.
Must possess a strong understanding of daily newscast content
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