Content Producer / Anchor
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

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!

Ohio 24/7 Now, in Columbus, OH, is looking for a skilled journalist who wants to be a pioneer in the broadcast and digital space. We are looking for a skilled Content Producer/Anchor to be part of a groundbreaking new team. The ideal candidate will have strong video editing (Avid preferred) skills along with strong news judgement. In addition to producer duties, you will also have anchoring and editing job responsibilities. This is a full-time position and offers the opportunity to work for the nation’s largest news organization.

Candidates must have ability to work in fast paced news environment. You must be able to select station stories to plug into our 24-hour news wheels, while working closely with news managers and content coordinators to determine what live coverage will be required for assigned markets. This is an opportunity to be involved in a groundbreaking new initiative for on-demand local news, catered to today's digital users. 

Required Skills:

  • Strong news judgment
  • Be a compelling and accurate writer
  • Strong copy editing skills along with video editing skills
  • Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • 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:

  • A degree in journalism degree is preferred

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…