National Political Editor

Date PostedMarch 14, 2019
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

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!

Sinclair Broadcast Group has an immediate opening for a National Political Editor. Be part of a growing online news team producing national content for Sinclair Broadcast Group’s network of news sites. We’re looking for a talented and creative journalist with an ability to learn new systems and jump into a fast-paced publishing environment. We need a person whose passionate about politics and who is also an excellent video editor.


DUTIES:

  • Pitch story ideas
  • Edit multiple videos per day on deadline
  • Help with online posting
  • Shoot video
  • Knowledge of social media
  • Stay in tune with big national stories
  • Travel to cover news and events
  • Monitor analytics to measure story performance
  • Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent (a degree in journalism or related field is strongly preferred)
  • A minimum of five (5) years of online journalism experience
  • Excellent shooting and editing skills
  • Strong understanding of content usage rights management and restrictions
  • Strong knowledge of AVID, Adobe CC, Final Cut Pro and other editing/graphics platforms
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work well with a diverse group of people
  • Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Must be able to keep up in a fast-paced political environment


This will require the ability to work nights and weekends.

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

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