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Sports Journalist Resume Samples

A Sports Journalist is a Sports report who responds to current sporting events including game scores and outcomes, sports personalities, and other related topics. The main duty includes keeping fans in touch with their favorite sports and teams. Some of the job responsibilities are listed on the Sports Journalist Resume as – providing immediate coverage on television, or radio or on the internet site about the sports being played, writing the happenings of the game, covering all news from who joined new and who is terminated; writing feature stories on players and coach, and providing insight on trends relating to the sport or team they cover.

Just like other media persons, these journalists are also expected to possess the following skills – the ability to keep an eye out for breaking news, editing and superior writing skills, enthusiasm for the sports industry, the skills to communicate effectively, and alertness. Most of these writers are college graduates with a degree in journalism. Passion and love for sports and competition are more important than formal studies.

Sports Journalist Resume

Summary : A journalist with nine years of experience, mainly in sports journalism (baseball, soccer, basketball, and tennis). Had the opportunity to work in the two best newspapers, doing radio at the same time.

Skills : Advertising, Budgeting, Customer Service, Developing Relationships, Editing, Journalism, Interpersonal Management, Marketing.

Description :

    1. Collaborate with coverage Basketball and Football.
    2. Attended home and away football & basketball games and tournaments.
    3. Served as liaison for THI in the media room for a post-game interview.
    4. Produce 2-4 articles weekly.
    5. Keep up with trends and events in sports.
    6. Research stats and ensures accuracy.
    7. Sporting event summary, review, and reporting.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Social Communication


Sports Journalist Resume

Headline : Work as a Sports Journalist attending the home games where commentate and provided an overall review of the gameplay by play. After games, interview players one on one about their shots, offense, and blocks. Have developed a great rapport with the staff and players. The goal is to become a network Sports Journalist panelist.

Skills : Technical Writing, Copy Editing, Document Management, Sports Journalism.

Description :

    1. Attend games and provide a complete and overall review of accurate and compelling coverage of both anticipated and spontaneous sports news for print and online media.
    2. Adept storyteller who treats sports news and other events with equal passion.
    3. Consistency singled out as one of the most prolific writers and productive story contributors among reporting staff.
    4. Earn repeated commendation for reporting photojournalism and infographics.
    5. Cover high school and college athletic events for publication, which include: football, baseball, track and field, cross country, tennis, golf, etc.
    6. Internship writing articles and feature stories covering the Trenton Thunder minor-league baseball team.
    7. Covered local sporting events, which included write-ups and photography at the high school and professional levels.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates In Internet And Database Management


Sports Journalist Resume

Summary : Seeking employment in the sports industry, mainly dealing with media, marketing, social media, and much more. Worked many different jobs to gain experience, build relationships, and learn the ins and outs of the business. With both dynamic customer service and keen sports journalism experience, learned to build a rapport with individuals on both a professional and personal level.

Skills : Java, Advanced Excel, Lookup Functions, Pivot Tables And Charts, Data Analysis Tools, Optimization And Simulation, Advanced VBA Programming, User Interface Design.

Description :

    1. Cover professional, college, and prep sports.
    2. Perform extensive research, conduct interviews, and attend events that are being covered, such as games, tournaments and press conferences.
    3. Write articles for publications and must be able to stick to deadline.
    4. Have been on internet radio interviews covering a multitude of sports topics.
    5. Produce 2-4 articles weekly.
    6. Keep up with trends and events in sports.
    7. Research stats and ensures accuracy.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
AA In Journalism

Sports Journalist Resume

Summary : A driven professional with a passion for sports, news, story-telling, fact-gathering, conducting interviews with two years of experience in the sports media industry. Proven track record of completing tasks well before deadlines. Meticulously attentive to both video and audio details. Comprehensive experience with all aspects of the production process.

Skills : Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro.

Description :

    1. Researching and preparing for upcoming games, tournaments, and feature stories.
    2. Covering various High School sporting events by recording video, taking notes, and sending in-game updates via Twitter.
    3. Conducting interviews with athletes and coaches, and receiving postgame statistics.
    4. Editing audio and video, recording a voice-over, and writing and editing an article.
    5. Recording radio sound bites and preparing scripts for the morning anchor.
    6. Rendering videos and posting stories to WDEL and Delaware Sports Zone.
    7. Crafted compelling journalism in the forms of recaps, shorts, and feature stories.
    8. Integrity of high-quality journalism was maintained by upholding strict ethical standards through accurate reporting.
    9. Researched and conducted interviews with local coaches, athletes, and community members.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Television And Journalism

Sports Journalist Resume

Objective : A recent graduate from a highly credited university with 2+ years of work experience involving Marketing and Sales. Detail-oriented professional with a proven track record of exceeding expectations in a number of industries through teamwork and self-motivation.

Skills : Microsoft Suite, Editing, Statistical Analysis, Google Applications, Data Entry, Customer Service, Writing, Communications, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Hired as an editorial intern to assist in content collection for Daily News online.
    2. Ensured grammatical and statistical accuracy of written pieces from other journalists.
    3. Exceeded expectations and became a sports journalist for print and online editions.
    4. Interviewed sports fans during MLB All-Star week.
    5. Earned mass media exposure through social media and other news outlets like Bleacher Report, Fox Sports, and ESPN through content marketing strategies.
    6. Covered sporting events and wrote features.
    7. Interview athletes for articles.
    8. Edit articles are written by another journalist. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In English

Sports Journalist Resume

Objective : Friendly and enthusiastic customer service professional with more than 5 years of specialization in sales and marketing. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Conversational In German, Certified Drug And Alcohol Counselor.

Description :

    1. Prepare and deliver news, sports, and/or weather reports, gathering and rewriting material so that it will convey required information and fit specific time slots.
    2. Select program content, in conjunction with producers and assistants, based on factors such as program specialties, audience tastes, or requests from the public.
    3. Study background information in order to prepare for programs or interviews.
    4. Locate guests to appear on talk or interview shows.
    5. Attend press conferences in order to gather information for broadcast.
    6. Provide commentary and conduct interviews during sporting events, parades, conventions, and other events.
    7. Crafted compelling journalism in the forms of recaps, shorts, and feature stories.
    8. Researched and conducted interviews with local coaches, athletes, and community members.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA In Liberal Studies

Sports Journalist Resume

Summary : Looking for a challenging position as a Sports Journalist where one can further develop skills and do unrestricted, unbiased reporting.

Skills : Fitness/human Performance Assessments, Group Exercise Leadership, Exercise Programming, Customer Service, Journalism Writing.

Description :

    1. Interviewed sports celebrities and published interviews.
    2. Wrote and submitted a variety of sports-related editorial content in a timely manner.
    3. Maintained strong professional relationships with different PR agencies and sports societies.
    4. Produced editorial content, sports articles, game previews, sports news, and match reports in an engaging manner.
    5. Collected pre-written editorial and video content from all news providers for submission.
    6. Posted own and other news providers' sports-related editorial materials in a timely manner.
    7. Published weekly articles on sporting events and news throughout the collegiate world on a tight deadline.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA In Journalism

Sports Journalist Resume

Headline : Seeking employment with a company where one can use talents and skills to grow. Want to succeed in a stimulating and challenging environment, building the success of the company while experiencing possible advancement opportunities. Want to excel in a career with hard work, perseverance, and dedication.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe InDesign, Adobe, Quickbooks.

Description :

    1. Interviewed athletes and sports administrators from multiple sporting disciplines through face-to-face or phone interviews.
    2. Crafted unique human interest stories about the nation's prominent wrestlers.
    3. Contributed to a newsroom that was changing every day.
    4. Control daily management including writing, publishing, and editing at least one article per day.
    5. Develop and implement a social media strategy across three web pages (listed below) within the organization.
    6. Interviewed Athletes, Coaches, and Sponsors within the Hampton Community and Radio.
    7. Crafted unique human interest stories about the nation's prominent wrestlers.
    8. Contributed to a newsroom that was changing every day.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Communications

    Sports Journalist Resume

    Summary : A reliable, diligent, innovatively productive individual with skills involving the implementation of unique methods of communication, advanced writing, and computer skills in congruence with the outstanding ability to serve as a liaison between service professionals and business investors. A recognized team member is known for upholding company values in addition to providing professional service.

    Skills : Copywriting, Editor, Indesign, Photoshop, Event Management, Event Coordination, Event Planning, Microsoft Office, Reporting, Social Media Marketing, CRM, Program Development, Illustrator.

    Description :

      1. Co-hosted sports talk show.
      2. Engineered and produced talk shows and game broadcasts.
      3. Wrote and announced sports updates.
      4. Wrote and published news articles, and translated foreign coverage.
      5. Authored and published web-based soccer articles.
      6. Wrote news, type, edit and mix videos (Natural News/Premiere Program).
      7. Cover different sports events: soccer and basketball games, tennis tournaments, and bike races.
      8. Search for information and write news of the different teams and sports.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      7-10 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Management
      Education
      Education
      BS In Mass Communication

      Sports Journalist Resume

      Objective : Position utilizing versatile abilities and skills in the production and writing areas. Sports are a strong suit and feel poised to discuss the sports field with others through writing, or broadcasting. Writing and reporting on deadline feels natural, as thrive under pressure. Also can do various tasks and be flexible, as work history demonstrates.

      Skills : Accuracy, Typing.

      Description :

        1. Sports statistics analysis.
        2. Covered football, basketball, track, and rugby events.
        3. Included interviewing players and coaches as a member of the media and meeting the deadline requirement.
        4. Developed story ideas, conducted interviews, and wrote articles.
        5. Blogger covering personal and team basketball experiences.
        6. Covered local sporting events, which included write-ups and photography at the high school and professional levels.
        7. Sporting events included football, basketball, tennis, golf, baseball, track-and-field, and soccer.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        Journalism