FOX40: Weekend Sports Anchor

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Sacramento, CA

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Job Description

KTXL FOX40 News is seeking a Weekend Sports Anchor to be part of our three-person team covering Northern California sports like nobody else.

We are committed to producing compelling sports content on all platforms. We believe it is a core part of our mission to provide hyper-local coverage and connect with the diverse communities we serve.



  • Write, produce, and present sportscasts and stories in an interesting, engaging way, appealing to both hard-core and casual fans

  • Assist in the writing, editing, researching and production of sports content generated by others, including the Digital team

  • Ensure all sports content meets station and company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality

  • Display a vast knowledge of teams, players, and storylines, especially those relevant to the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto market

  • Respond to breaking sports news and events and other situations as required

  • Enterprise unique, original stories that differentiate our coverage from others

  • Work closely with other members of the Sports team to develop comprehensive coverage plans

  • Shoot video and maintains video equipment

  • Edit video clips for television broadcasts and digital platforms

  • Write content for website and other digital platforms

  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media

  • Collaborate with Digital staff to make sure website, mobile app and social media are updated with timely, relevant content

  • Participate in promotional activities including public appearances and community service events


  • Two years anchoring or reporting local sports for television

  • General knowledge of all local and regional teams at the high school, college and professional levels

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Flexibility to work any shift