Video News Photographer
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 10/21/2018

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!

KGBT TV CBS 4, in the Rio Grande Valley, is looking for a creative and dedicated full-time Video News Photographer! We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The ideal candidate should have at least 1 year of ENG experience in news or similar field. As a Video News Photographer you will cover day to day general news stories, in-depth features, and investigative assignments. We have the latest digital equipment, as well as editing. 

Skills:

  • Strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems such as Avid Media Composer
  • Possess excellent people skills
  • A strong work ethic and a great attitude
  • A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position

Requirements:

  • An aggressive team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines
  • Must have valid driver’s license, a good driving record, and be able to operate ENG news vehicles
  • At least 1 year of video news experience and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment
  • The ability to edit and shoot general assignment stories, lives shots, and natural sound packages
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred

When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work.

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…