Part-Time Web Producer
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 6/16/2020

Job Description



KUTV, Utah’s #1 news station, is seeking a part-time Web Producer! This position is an integral part of a fast-paced newsroom environment and responsible for getting breaking news and daily stories on KUTV.com as timely as possible. The Web Producer will edit, write and manage news stories, photos, videos, live streaming and interactive content for all digital platforms, including KUTV.com, mobile, social media and emerging technologies. The Web Producer will also react to and post breaking news quickly and accurately and will keep in constant communication with the assignment desk and news producers as stories develop.  


In this role, you will be responsible for crafting engaging social media posts that will drive audience engagement and help bolster KUTV’s digital presence. This position will consistently look for and create a diverse range of web content from a variety of sources. You will work primarily with news, but will also assist sales and marketing teams on additional web content needs. Additional duties, as deemed appropriate for the role, to be assigned as needed.


Qualifications:



  • Must be a self-starter

  • Have strong writing and editing abilities

  • Excellent project management and communication skills

  • The ability to meet short deadlines, multitask, and work well under pressure

  • Solid news judgment is key

  • Knowledge of AP style a plus

  • Computer skills

  • Strong understanding of web technologies

  • Professional-working knowledge of social media platforms and engagement are required

  • Microsoft Office and Adobe CS Suite skills needed

  • Video editing skills a plus


Experience:  



  • College degree in Digital Media, Journalism or Communications strongly preferred

  • 1-2 years’ of related experience preferred 

  • This position reports to the Executive Producer of Digital News, but must be able to take direction from multiple sources, including news producers and reporters.




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


 


About Us


 


Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!


 


About the Team


 


The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/16/2020

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…