Multimedia Journalist
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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!


KATV
, in Little Rock, AR, the #1 award winning legacy ABC affiliate,  has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). If you like to be in total control  of your story from generating the idea to shooting, writing, editing and presenting your piece -- this is a great opportunity for you! The right candidate will have a can do attitude and be able to work independently. In addition to broadcast duties, you will also be expected to maintain a consistent and engaging social media presence. 

Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include:

  • Reporting, shooting, and editing news stories
  • Enterprising story ideas
  • Developing contacts
  • Produce daily content on a variety of platforms
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Skills and Experience:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • Strong writer
  • The ability to tell an NPPA style story
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well with others and be a positive force in the newsroom
  • A self-starter who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis
  • The ability to create engaging social media content
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 year of reporting experience is required
  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus

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:

KATVAttn: News DirectorP.O. Box 77Little Rock, AR  72203 

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…