Newsroom Administrative Assistant
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

Job Description

ABC7-DC has an opening for a Newsroom Administrative Assistant! This role will provide administrative support to the station’s News Director and other newsroom personnel. The ideal candidate must possess excellent communication skills and interact well with others. 


  • Assist News Director with administrative support for the daily operation of the station.

  • Prepare expense reports, memos, letters and other documents

  • Answer, screen and transfer inbound phone calls

  • Manage newsroom expenses and invoices

  • Manage and maintain inventory of newsroom assets and office supplies

  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments and travel arrangements

  • Handle and respond to request for information and data

  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system


  • At least two (2) or more years of administrative experience is preferred

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel, Word, and Outlook) and Concur

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Great people skills and a positive, can-do attitude are essential

  • Must take initiative and be a problem-solver

  • Must be detail-oriented and exceptionally well organized

  • Ability to work well in a team environment, as well as independently

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

Job Snapshot

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…