Executive Producer of Digital News

Date PostedFebruary 16, 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!

WJLA (ABC7News) in Arlington, Va. (DC - DMA #6) is looking for a digital leader who can leverage the biggest social audience in the market. You must be a proven digital leader, who loves to win in breaking news, on mobile and on all social platforms. The ideal candidate should already manage a successful team of journalists who know how to make every page a “home page.” You should be able to bring a team of excellent TV journalists together with a great digital staff, to create a 360 degree user experience starting on TV, moving onto digital, then over to social media and back to TV again. We’re looking for a creative leader who will be open to new ideas, who is willing to learn something new every day on the job. The candidate should be prepared to evolve in the position as quickly as the mobile and digital industry is evolving around us.

  • Help develop and implement a digital content strategy for WJLA
  • Manage and hire digital staff
  • Edit stories on www.WJLA.com and make sure the site is up to date/leading the market in breaking news and developing stories
  • Lead the team to a common social strategy on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram
  • Keep up with the ever-changing and evolving world of social and digital tools to increase traffic and engagement for WJLA
  • Communicate corporate initiatives to staff and effectively implement Sinclair’s digital strategies at WJLA
  • Work with other stations in Sinclair Broadcast Group to have the best talkers
  • Make sure WJLA and www.WJLA.com are working together to increase ratings and digital/mobile/social stats


  • 5-7 years of experience in Digital Publishing as a producer and as a manager
  • Proven ability to grow audience in an evolving digital industry
  • Expertise in analysis with multiple tools, including Google Analytics and Chartbeat
  • Experience in managing a diverse group of journalists with eclectic skills
  • Journalism degree or equivalent experience in news-writing
  • Fluency in digital content management systems
  • Social media expertise, especially on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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