Anchor / Reporter
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

Job 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!

We’re growing our national footprint! Sinclair is seeking an ANCHOR/REPORTER with proven leadership and communication skills to help launch our new content initiative. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and a terrific personality. Ability to ad lib, interview and go off-prompter is a must. Candidate must have at least five years of anchoring and reporting experience and a "can do" attitude.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:

  • Covering news events, writing stories and preparing for newscasts
  • Providing news reports for on-air, on-line and Social Media
  • Participating in the selection of news information for the presentation to viewers
  • Researching information for accuracy, generating enterprising and relevant story ideas and following through the production and report of same
  • A passion for politics
  • Writing clear and interesting copy and presenting stories in an interesting manner while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and accuracy
  • Impeccable news judgement
  • Someone who views news coverage from a multi-platform standpoint – aiming to create unique and captivating content from platform-to-platform (apps, social media and website in addition to on-air newscasts)
  • Leader who knows how to use positive means to inspire their news staff to go above and beyond, with what the audience needs at top of mind.
  • Journalist who can convey to audiences what is happening that is new with a story, where that story is now and the next development about that story that the audience can expect.
  • A news writer dedicated to accuracy with a penchant for short, declarative conversational phrasing that connects with as large an audience as possible

When applying please include an online link to your demo reel.

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

Job Snapshot

About Us

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! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's 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. . We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…