Political Reporter

Date PostedMarch 07, 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!

Do you love politics, but hate the way it’s covered on television? Do you think stories coming out of the state capitol are often boring and lack focus? Can you do it better? If you answered yes to these questions, then we have a great opportunity for you as our Political Reporter. You will be turning stories and going live daily for all of the Sinclair Broadcasting stations in the state of Michigan - WWMT, WEYI, WPBN. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic storyteller who can build contacts, enterprise, research, and produce stories with viewer benefit. We need someone who thinks beyond the basics and realizes that news is broken 24/7 on all digital platforms.

Required Skills:

  • Tell stories that matter
  • Provide thoughtful analysis of complex issues
  • Pitch, plan, and execute daily multimedia content/stories about the local, state, and federal government
  • Experience with advanced storytelling techniques on multiple and emerging platforms
  • Balance daily deadline journalism with ambitious enterprise project reporting
  • Demonstrate interest and knowledge of politics
  • The ability to adapt to a fast changing news environment


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience reporting for a broadcast television station
  • Experience creating stories in different forms

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

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