Bilingual Multimedia Journalist
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!

KUNP/Univision, the leading Spanish language TV station in Oregon and SW Washington, is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated bi-lingual Multimedia Journalist who can work across all of our dynamic platforms—broadcast, online, and social media. A resume reel that displays solid photography and editing is required, but we are looking for much more than that.

Responsibilities include:

  • Gather and report news of the day for on-air broadcast
  • Ability to write, shoot and edit video that will be your own
  • Write for both television broadcast and digital media and post to station's website
  • Perform live shots
  • Develop beats and sources
  • Strong story-telling capability
  • Responsible for covering general assignment news and for developing news sources and original stories
  • Ability to write well, to tell stories effectively, to cover breaking news
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Journalism or related field, or specific work experience in TV news
  • Photographer and non-linear editing experience required
  • Advanced computer skills preferred
  • Must be bilingual in Spanish and English, spoken and written
  • Strong understanding of current events for both Latino and General markets, including local, national and international stories
  • Ability to work as a team with other staffers, or individually, to determine the content of a news story from inception to broadcast
  • Must be able to present stories and information in a clear and understandable manner on air as a reporter, anchor, or interviewer
  • Must be proficient in producing video packages in house or in the field on tight deadlines, producing copy and video stories for the web and mobile services and producing copy and material for special programs
  • Must be able to juggle multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines
  • Candidates must be available to work morning, afternoon, evening or weekend shifts
  • Valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record

While applying online, please include a web link of your recent work.  If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non returnable DVD to:

KUNP-TV

Attn: Hiring Manager (MMJ)

2153 NE Sandy Blvd.

Portland, OR  97232

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…