General Assignment Reporter
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 10/1/2020

Job Description


KUTV is looking for a take-charge General Assignment Reporter to help us continue to grow and empower our audiences! We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive reporter who can think and perform outside the box. The ideal candidate should be able to develop story ideas and gather information for newscasts, have sound writing skills, a great work ethic, and a can-do attitude. The best person for this job will have excellent live shot skills and thrives on breaking stories


No day will look the same as a Reporter, however, the main responsibilities of the role will include:



  • Create, shoot, write and edit meaningful stories for station’s newscast that can be used across multiple platforms

  • Provide news on-air as directed from the news management team

  • Engaging with local community members

  • Reviewing material for fairness, accuracy, and balance

  • Work closely with all members of the news team, which would include Producers, Editors, Anchors, News Directors etc..


Additionally, this person should have a…



  • Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems

  • Excel in storytelling across multiple platforms

  • Strong writing and copy-editing skills are a must

  • 2 years of experience as a Reporter

  • Must be able to work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines


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



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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/1/2020

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…