News Producer (6190)

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 today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our 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-TV/NewsChannel 8 has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our (morning, evening, or weekend) newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.
Skills:
Solid news judgment
Be a compelling and accurate writer
Be able to multitask and manage their time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
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
Experience:
Must have at least 2-5 years of previous news producing experience, including but not limited to talk show producing at a commercial TV station
Journalism degree preferred
Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews
When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. 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: Director of News Content
1100 Wilson Boulevard, 6th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209
Please, no phone calls.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
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