Newscast Producer I
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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!

KOMO/KUNS has an immediate opening for a creative Morning News Producer

The ideal candidate will show examples of delivering an informative, fast-paced newscast highlighting elements that are New, Now and Next.  You must be able to respond quickly to breaking news, giving viewers consistently accurate and updated information.  Solid news judgment, ability to craft compelling and accurate stories and having the ability to manage your workload in a deadline-driven environment are all necessary.  Candidates must be able to work weekend mornings and overnights.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce weekend morning and morning newscasts
  • Work in concert with anchors, writers, reporters, photographers, editors and assignment desk personnel
  • Planning guest segments and coverage elements
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Four year degree in journalism or communications preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience
  • Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives 
  • Proficiency with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews
  • Ability to carry out strategic initiatives and direction for the look and feel of a newscast

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a 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…