Web Editor (Government Matters)

Date PostedJanuary 02, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJLA-TV & NewsChannel 8 is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Web Editor to help grow the Government Matters brand. With the re-launch of our new daily program Government Matters, you have a tremendous opportunity to get in on the ground floor and help expand our portfolio of effective tools to reach the federal marketplace. The successful candidate will help transform GovMatters.TV from a companion website to a TV show to an online destination for news and information about the federal marketplace.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Synthesizing video content into online articles
  • Writing and reporting news articles and emails
  • Writing headlines and teases
  • Producing video clips, implementing engagement features
  • Managing social media and managing the homepage
  • Using metrics to make informed editorial decisions
  • Use email databases to drive traffic to our website

Requirements include:

  • College degree OR minimum 1-year relative experience in the field required
  • Ability to work with a multitude of people and personalities while maintaining a professional work environment


The ideal candidate will possess strong news judgment, attention to detail, copy editing skills, familiarity with WordPress and a strong knowledge of how to reach out to a large audience on Facebook and Twitter. Above all, though, we are looking for a driven, creative candidate who works well under pressure and has a keen eye on the future of digital journalism. You must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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