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What Should an Ideal Sports Anchor Resume Look Like 0

Posted on August 13, 2020 by Aditya Sharma

During the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the things that the people missed the most was sports. As sporting events are slowly starting to take place, for preventive measures spectators aren’t allowed. 

Even before this pandemic, the public received information related to the developments in the sports world through sports anchors, reporters, writers, etc proving that sports anchors play a very important role in any sporting event. 

So, recruiters want to hire the best talent, and to make sure that they are impressed with your application, you need to understand what your sports resume should look like. 

Let’s dig in. 

An optimized header

The header of a resume sets the foundation in terms of what it will entail. Formatting it correctly with only relevant information can do wonders for your profile. 

That is why it should be divided into 3 categories:

  • Name & Contact: You need to write your name just once in the header along with relevant contact information such as residence location, phone number, and email address. 
  • Relevant Links: Include the links to LinkedIn, sports blog, portfolio, etc. The idea is to add links to outbound links that can be valuable to your profile. 
  • Resume title: The title of your resume should be in line with your current or last job. For example, Sports Reporter, Sports Anchor, etc. 
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