Mulitmedia Journalist

Date PostedJanuary 10, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

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!

WRGT-TV/WKEF-TV has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television. We want someone who is a go-getter with a "can-do" attitude. We want someone who wants to be the lead story every day.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Come in with enterprise; lead story ideas every day.
  • Accurately report on a variety of subjects
  • Break news stories
  • Strong shooting, writing, digital video editing skills
  • Ability to quickly produce news packages/VOs/VOSOTs
  • Strong live shot reporter. Someone who know how to do purpose driven live shots
  • Be able to quickly cover breaking news and with a sense of urgency
  • Develop and maintain news sources
  • Passion for social media
  • Produce daily digital content and video for Facebook, website, Twitter and Instagram
  • Produce additional digital extra content every day
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience
  • A minimum of four (4) years reporting experience
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to deliver top notch content in deadline driven work environment
  • Live shot experience
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Maintain a valid license and a good driving record.

While applying online, please include a web link of your recent work.

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

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