Sports Reporter Resume Samples

Sports Reporters are also called Sports Journalists, usually, work for radio and television stations, online publication and newspaper companies to cover and report about various sports events and news. Here are some general duties listed on the Sports Reporter Resume – conducting editorial meetings to discuss assignments, publishing schedules, and due dates; performing extensive research to gather sports news, conducting interviews, attending sports events, preparing for presentation, writing script, and articles, ensuring quality content, and presenting or publishing the reports.

Irrespective of whatever the environment may be, the Sports Reporters are supposed to deliver pertinent news to the audience; candidates willing to make a career in this line should depict the following skills – ability to network with sports and athlete figures, brainstorm creative ideas for future presentations or issues, work flexibility, high degree of physical stamina to travel almost every day, and familiarity with Sports terminologies. The educational background for this role will be to hold a Degree preferably in Journalism or Mass Media.

Sports Reporter Resume example

Sports Reporter Resume

Summary : Provide solutions to key marketing problems from initial conceptualization of the campaign to the final product. Magazine and marketing tools that have helped increase business.

Skills : Word, Editing, Proofreading, Management.

Description :

    1. Reported to the Sports Editor and coordinate press deadlines on heavy event days with Executive Editor.
    2. Communicated directly with the President, General Manager and Communications Director of the raceway to coordinate and conduct interviews.
    3. Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
    4. Marketing Coordinator Recruited by CEO to manage Public Relations for this production company.
    5. Planned and conducted a successful public relations program that created and maintained a favorable image for employer and client.
    6. Managed production of headshots, press releases over PR Newswire, production equipment, and fan club newsletters.
    7. Interacted with full-time reporters, editors, columnists, and page designers to ensure the best quality for a major newspaper in a large market.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma


Sports Reporter III Resume

Summary : Hardworking and detail-oriented media professional looking to obtain a position related to field. Background includes extensive work in multi-media journalism with emphasis on writing clear.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro.

Description :

    1. Conducted interviews and collects information, pictures, videos, and sound from various sporting events.
    2. Managed own social media accounts to assist in reporting.
    3. Covered every event leading up the UFC on FOX 11, from the Pre-fight presser at through the post-fight presser.
    4. Attend both events, while collecting pictures, videos, and sound from each historic event was able to interview WWE.
    5. Interviewed a majority of high school football players and coaches for the upcoming season.
    6. Participated in all events leading up to and including the fight.
    7. Pre-fight presser, open workouts, and weigh-ins where was able to interview both fighters including legendary trainer Freddie Roach.
    8. Provided life updates for ESPN Orlando, and also participated in the post-fight presser.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Communications


Sr. Sports Reporter Resume

Summary : Veteran journalist specializing in major college sports. Skilled in digital media, online publishing and social networks. Ability to work on tight deadlines on a variety of topics.

Skills : Adobe, Avid, AP Style, Social Networking.

Description :

    1. An award-winning journalist with extensive experience producing print and digital content about Division college sports.
    2. Researched and developed strategies to reach and engage audiences over a variety of platforms that led to record-breaking web traffic.
    3. Assisted in coverage of the championship basketball team. Videos included breaking news, feature stories, and interviews.
    4. Covered the NCAA Division basketball tournament.
    5. Filmed, edited and produced sports videos for courier-journal.com.
    6. Directed coverage of Indiana University basketball and football and the Big Ten Conference.
    7. Proficient working with our web site and on social media, and was recently named the department's digital leader.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Journalism

Sports Reporter I Resume

Objective : Editing experience with several broadcast programs and facilities Passionate about media, news, fashion, entertainment and sharing information with a large audience.

Skills : Power point, Excel, Word, Communications, Written Communication.

Description :

    1. Reported sports stories for publication or broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
    2. Arranged interviews with people who can provide information about a story.
    3. Review copy and correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
    4. Determined a story's emphasis, length, and format, and organize material accordingly.
    5. Researched and analyzed background information related to stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
    6. Gathered the information about events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, or other functions.
    7. Researched and report on specialized fields such as medicine, science, and technology, politics, foreign affairs, sports, arts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Mass Communication

Sports Reporter/Representative Resume

Summary : An accomplished, well-seasoned and service-oriented person; one who is passionate about getting a job done correctly, even while multi-tasking and working under deadline pressure.

Skills : On-Air Talent, Social Media, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Reported and photographed sporting and general news events within a mile radius of Moberly for publication describing the background and details of events.
    2. Interviewed pertinent sources associated with a sporting event, researching and gathering facts for the purpose of writing a story.
    3. Edit copy, photographs, and graphic art images. Page layout and formatting of news content.
    4. Transmitting news content and photographs to various sources through the Internet and social media means.
    5. Assisted publishers in some business decisions and administrative reports.
    6. Served as a public relations liaison for the company.
    7. Served as the "IT" person to resolve issues associated with Macintosh computers and networks.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Sports Reporter/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Meticulous worker, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Broad industry experience includes customer service, photography, reporting and statistics.

Skills : Social Media, Writing and editing, Adobe Creative Suite.

Description :

    1. Interviewed a variety of people from various backgrounds and ages for game stories, previews, and features.
    2. Answered calls from customers, coaches, parents and other journalism professionals.
    3. Successfully worked on tight deadlines due to/because of evening game-time starts (i.e. football kickoffs and basketball tipoffs).
    4. Aided by the ability to type accurately at words per minute. Took action and still photos of athletes for use in features and game previews.
    5. Designed engaging pages for readers using Quark, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Photoshop.
    6. Adapted to various work hours, since not every sport happens in the same season or starts at the same time of day or is played in the same type of weather.
    7. Discussed issues with editors to establish priorities or positions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Asst. Sports Reporter Resume

Objective : Ambitious event planner who is highly organized and effective at minimizing hassles and concerns by effectively coordinating schedules, planning events, running errands.

Skills : Word, Adobe Premiere.

Description :

    1. Rowing, Women's Soccer, and Women's Basketball, also writing "Side Bars" for football and Men's Soccer.
    2. Wrote also includes feature articles written on selected WVU athletes.
    3. Research and Writing Previews for future sporting events, conducting interviews with coaches and players both pre-game and post-game.
    4. Wrote, edited and produced stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and digital channels.
    5. Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
    6. Worked the Women's Soccer beat, and covered live game coverage, highlights, and features.
    7. Covered a multitude of sporting events throughout the wiregrass area including Enterprise.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Public Relations

Lead Sports Reporter Resume

Summary : To work as a public information officer which would allow to use seven years' experience reporting local and state sports, paginating sports pages under a deadline and reading and editing copy.

Skills : Newspaper Pagination, Sports Reporting.

Description :

    1. Responsible for helping report on sporting events involving high schools and developing features on high school athletes.
    2. Responsible for helping report on state sports involving Auburn and Alabama.
    3. Responsible for helping report and develop stories on local sports and features on local athletes.
    4. Responsible for helping develop stories from the two annual NASCAR races.
    5. Responsible for helping paginate sports pages four to five times a week.
    6. Responsible for helping read and edit copy. Knowledge of QuarkXpress, Apple Computers and some photography.
    7. Researched and wrote pieces per week. Uploaded content to the website as well as managing various social media platforms.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Journalism

Associate Sports Reporter Resume

Headline : Greatly looking forward to reporting for newspapers with strong community ties and upstanding reputations for journalistic integrity. Worked with the Lock Haven Eagle Eye as a reporter, news editor.

Skills : Creative writing and editing, Photography.

Description :

    1. Occasionally cover the Baltimore Orioles, Navy football and NASCAR.
    2. Often serve as own editor, publishing and promoting own stories.
    3. Assist news department with coverage of breaking news, elections, crime, large events and more.
    4. Shoot and edit photos and videos with an iPhone and a Nikon D700.
    5. Manage and assign work to a team of stringers. Skilled news, print and web writer.
    6. Wrote game coverage of high school sports that were published on CHSAA's official Bilingual website.
    7. Proficient in written and verbal Spanish. Helped copy editor design sports pages using InDesign.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Communication Arts

Sports Reporter Resume

Summary : Creative story teller with attention to detail and intimate knowledge of how media, especially local television/radio works.

Skills : Video Shooting, Editing, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Sports story creator for CBS affiliate in a top market. Covered selective Auburn games, including vs.
    2. Handled much of web and social media needs for the Sports Department.
    3. Developed new contacts and pitch story ideas to Sports and News Director.
    4. Focused on the target audience to get the station's core values across.
    5. Update Sports Department social media platforms and content to consumers.
    6. Handled public speaking engagements on behalf of the station.
    7. Created, wrote and edit articles for the station's award-winning web page.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Marketing