Sports Multimedia Journalist

Date PostedJanuary 09, 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!

WJAC-TV has an exciting opportunity for a Sports Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Your responsibilities as a Sports MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing sports and news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. A minimum of 1 year reporting experience is required. This position is located in our State College, PA bureau and will focus on Penn State University sports as well as local sporting events.

Skills:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Must have and maintain a valid drivers license

Required Experience:

  • Covering local sports events
  • Preferred experience of reporting on a major Division I university
  • Non-linear editing (on Avid a plus)
  • Shooting, writing and editing your own stories each day
  • Some basic experience with anchoring and producing a plus
  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus

While applying online, please include a web link of your recent work. If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non returnable DVD to:

WJAC-TV
Attn: News Director
49 Old Hickory Lane
Johnstown, PA, 15905

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

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