Date Posted February 23, 2021
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Description:

ABC 7-DC in Washington, DC has an immediate opening for an energetic, creative, smart News Producer. We are looking for someone who loves coming to work each day to create an unpredictable, fast paced, breaking news driven newscast. You must be a great communicator who is good with people because you will work closely with Managers, Anchors, Reporters, Directors, and our Assignment Desk. Our Producers are editorial leaders and are required to pitch story ideas to create impactful "7 On Your Side" brand content. 

You should be a Producer who understands the value of a digital first news strategy.  You will work closely with our digital team, utilizing social media in newsgathering and engaging with our viewers during newscasts. Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must. Journalism degree preferred. You should also be proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews.

Required Skills:

  • Solid news judgment
  • Must be calm and confident under pressure
  • Aggressive digital and social media skills  
  • Be a compelling and accurate writer
  • Be able to multi-task and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Must have strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must
  • Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews

Required Experience:

  • Must have at least 3-5 years of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station
  • Journalism degree preferred

When applying online, candidate must provide examples of newscast they have produced that show exceptional creativity. Please provide a link to your work.

Please, no phone calls.

If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to:  

WJLA-TV

Attn: News Director
1100 Wilson Blvd., 6th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
 
About Us
 
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!
 
About the Team
 
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.
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