Junior Preditor

Date PostedFebruary 08, 2019
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

STIRR is a new OTT launched in January 2019. The service carries both linear and VOD channel content from both the SBG portfolio and third-party content owners. It will cater to a broad audience demographic but will be uniquely different than others in the space by focusing on local market interest and content relevance. The service will launch across the main OTT platforms including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, iOS, Android and desktop.

STIRR is part of the Sinclair Broadcast Group works closely with the Sinclair Digital group based in Seattle. The Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns, operates, programs or provides services to 173 stations located in 81 geographically diverse markets. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or 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!

Our Junior Preditor creates video and on-air and online promo content for STIRR. The ideal candidate has post production experience working with Adobe Premiere and after effects. This role reports to STIRR’s Editor in Chief and Senior Preditor.

This position requires a thorough understanding of the OTT video ecosystem and emerging digital technologies. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills in order to effectively interact with the network of SBG stakeholders on a regular basis. Direct experience in the launch and ongoing development of a OTT video product is required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists with the day-to-day on-air and online promos for STIRR
  • Conceptualizes and package engaging video content for linear experiences and social media marketing
  • Maintains STIRR’s brand through overall tone and images; works in close collaboration with graphic designers and senior team


  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree
  • 2 years of experience in the digital video or OTT content space
  • Proven experience with industry standard digital content and editing software
  • Superb graphic and video editing skills in a deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent knowledge of the social web, video platforms and social communication tools
  • Strong comprehensive knowledge and understanding of fast developing trends in the digital video and OTT space in general
  • Excellent organizational ability to work with distribution partners or ingestion of all video, audio, and ancillary assets, while collaborating with developers on integration into our platforms & services
  • Solid understanding of how to manage delivery of shows to third-party distribution companies, including repackaging content to creative and technical delivery specs
  • Strong familiarity with video content management systems and digital workflows from drives to server. (i.e. ingestion, file formats and properties, compression and video transcoding principles, SAN, etc.)
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, team oriented and results-driven environment

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