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Sports Producer


  • Works behind the scenes, researches show content, writes show scripts and often oversees the sports department's budget.
  • Produces and directs the sports portion of newscasts and often goes on location to produce live coverage of sporting events.
  • Supervises the sports reporters, crew and any associate producers and works with them to create prepackaged sports segments and special shows, in addition to the on-air live content.


  • An extensive knowledge of and passion for the sports industry.
  • Understands the operational side of television production, including online and offline editing and graphics software.

Experience Level

  • A bachelor's degree in mass communications, journalism or a related field.
  • At least three to five years of live news and show production experience.