Sports Producer / Multimedia Journalist
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 3/25/2019

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!

 

KOKH FOX 25 in Oklahoma City, has an immediate opening for a Sports Producer/ Multimedia Journalist! In this role, you will get to cover the Oklahoma City Thunder, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University and more!  

The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production, reporting, shooting and editing of our sports newscasts. This position will also work closely with the News Director, Executive Producer, Sports Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position, you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and develop content for our web site.

The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment and excellent technical skills. Must be a compelling and accurate writer, be able to multitask and manage their time to put together and exciting and informative newscast. Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment. Must be able to work well independently.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • At least two (2) years of previous experience as a Sports Reporter/Producer at a commercial TV station.
  • Live Shot experience is required - Live-U is a plus
  • Expected to produce daily content on a variety of social media platforms, in addition to television.
  • Possess strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Journalism degree required.
  • Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews.
  • Must have and maintain a good driving record.


When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to:

KOKH
Attn: News Director
1228 E Wilshire Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73111 Please, no phone calls.

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…