Consumer Investigative Reporter
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

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!

WEYI-TV NBC 25 / WSMH-TV FOX 66, in Flint, Michigan, is looking for an experienced consumer investigative reporter.

We are looking for an enterprising, aggressive and motivated journalist with a can-do attitude that can enterprise consumer news stories. We are looking for an experienced journalist who knows how to develop stories with a viewer benefit, shoot, edit, and present in an engaging and informative way on all the station's platforms: on air, online, social media and mobile. We are looking for someone who develops consumer-focused content that is a reason for viewers to watch in a competitive news market. The ideal candidate will have outstanding news judgment and demonstrate great live, fact gathering and storytelling skills. The ability to manage deadlines, work on multiple projects simultaneously, and work independently is critical.

Responsibilities/Requirements:

  • Must have at least one (1) year reporting experience at a commercial TV station
  • This position requires working various shifts and holidays, as needed
  • Consumer reporting and live newscast reporting
  • Developing enterprise stories and source contacts
  • Shooting, editing, and writing for on-air, website, social media, mobile, and other digital platforms
  • Prior experience with iNews and nonlinear editing is preferred
  • The ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds
  • Maintain assigned photography gear and vehicles and operate in a safe manner
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record
  • Applicants must have a degree in journalism or a related field
  • Participate in frequent public appearances and community events


When applying online, please include a recent link to your work. If you don’t have a web link, apply online, then send a non-returnable DVD to:

WEYI-TV/WSMH-TV

Attn: News Director

3463 W. Pierson Road

Flint, MI 48504

 

No phone calls, please. 

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

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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…