News Production Assistant
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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!

WCIV is looking for a full-time Production Assistant for our Newscasts and Features programs.


Responsibilities:  

Perform any production duties as assigned including:

  • Operate Studio Camera, Audio, Graphics generator or teleprompter
  • Create graphics daily using Photoshop and Ross Expression system
  • Edit video for daily newscasts 
  • Maintain production studio and control room
  • Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution
  • Fill in on an as-needed basis for Audio, Studio, and Graphics creation


Requirements:

  • Knowledge of production standards and equipment
  • Graphics experience helpful.
  • Live audio experience very helpful.
  • Full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to communicate and perform duties while under pressure
  • Typing and good spelling skills necessary
  • Ability to read and write, college degree preferred
  • Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments
  • Must have valid driver’s license with clean record
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills preferred.
  • Applicant should be extremely dependable, prompt and have a positive demeanor.


General Hours:

Must be able to work weekends and holidays.  Other hours may include early morning or evening hours depending on staffing needs.  Other hours on occasion for special assignments.

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…