Sports Director/Multimedia Journalist
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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!

KLEW is looking for our next Sports Director/Multimedia Journalist. We are located in Lewiston, Idaho directly across from Clarkston, Washington where the Snake and Clearwater Rivers meet. KLEW is a CBS affiliate and the only local television station in the Lewis-Clark Valley. Our communities love their local sports teams.  KLEW is known for delivering coverage from sports directors who live and breathe the local sports scenes with a passion. In addition to covering high school sports, KLEW also covers Lewis Clark State College (NAIA), Washington State University (Pac 12 Conference) and University of Idaho (Big Sky Conference).

In this role, you will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television. 

Job Skills and Requirements:

  • Sharp sports judgment
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Able to work well independently
  • The ability to learn and understand all of the local sports teams and schedules quickly
  • The ability to dig deeper into the sports reports beyond the highlights
  • Must be organized to work fast, under pressure, and meet deadlines on a daily basis
  • Be a team player
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record

Experience:

  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus

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

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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…