Sports Anchor/MMJ

KTTC-TV in Rochester is seeking a Sports Anchor/MMJ.

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About KTTC:

KTTC is the leading NBC affiliate, serving Rochester, Austin, and Mason City as the #1 station for news, information, and entertainment programming. KTTC strives for leadership in our industry and in our community, and does this by keeping viewers safe and informed, supporting non-profits and organizations that serve the community, and helping our local businesses grow.

All employees accept personal responsibility for maintaining the professional culture at KTTC. The KTTC leadership team believes in workplaces “Free of discrimination, harassment, and incivility – and filled with opportunity, especially for those who've been traditionally denied it,” (a definition adopted by the work and training put forth by the Power Shift Project). If you value kindness and respect as much as we do, please apply.

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Job Summary/Description:

Are you looking to separate yourself from the pack of other journalists wanting to cover sports? KTTC in Rochester, Minnesota, is committed to covering high school and local sports, unlike other stations. Depth of storytelling, creative visuals, and extensive digital content will be priorities for a successful candidate.
For 70 years, KTTC has covered sports across southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa. Our cameras were there at the first major league game played in Iowa at the Field of Dreams and are in the gyms and on the fields across our viewing area each week highlighting high school athletes.

KTTC Sports produces award-winning content each year. We profile outstanding high school athletes each week in “Athlete of the Week”. To kick off the high school football season, we produce a 30-minute show called “Pat Lund's Prep Preview”, highlighting dozens of teams across the area. Rochester and the surrounding communities are a golf-lovers haven. In the summer, we profile the best spots for golf in “Par for the Course”. During the fall, winter, and spring high school sports seasons, KTTC expands our sports coverage each Friday night at 10pm in “Sports EXTRA”.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited, to):

• Researching and creating daily content for digital and broadcast platforms, including dynamic and engaging live shots and packages
• Identifying and enterprising relevant local stories
• Explore the intersection of sports in all aspects of our lives, from climate to safety
• Meeting daily and weekly deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Create innovative content for digital audiences
• Creating and facilitating working relationships with the local sports community
• Developing feature franchise content, which may require travel and time outside of a standard workday
• Must be well-versed in the rules and terminology used in high school sports


• This position will require out-of-the-box thinking. Viewers aren't tuning in for highlights and scores anymore. They want context and depth on the scores they see on KTTC's smartphone app and social media
• Candidates should also exhibit a good work ethic, strong people skills, the ability to be a team player, and work flexibly. This position may require holiday work
• Strong time management skills are critical for a successful candidate

You're joining a team of exceptional journalists who are committed to our community and work to make it better, both on and off camera.

Qualified, interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now" , upload your resume, cover letter, and references

KTTC-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

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Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

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