News Assignment Desk Assistant (Part-Time)

WLUK-TV, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Date PostedFebruary 15, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusPart-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!

WLUK-TV Green Bay is seeking an energetic news focused individual for our part-time Weekend Desk Assistant position. This position provides is an excellent opportunity for a university journalism student to begin a career in news.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following

  • Gathering news affecting the community
  • Answer telephones and monitor emails coming into the newsroom
  • Assist with digital content and social media
  • Assisting in the efficient operation of the assignment desk

Required skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills
  • General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, and emerging social media

This position is part-time and will require working a flexible schedule that includes weekends and holidays.

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

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