Weekend Newscast Producer
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

Job Description


WPEC is looking for an experienced and creative News Producer.  A team player who loves the energy and storytelling of a great news show.  This position will work closely with the EP, Director, Assignment Desk and Anchors on the daily show as well as finding and crafitng content focused on our target audience.  In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts and support the multi-platform effort in showcasing content from your show.  Must be willing to work weekend mornings.


The ideal candidate:



  • Solid news judgment/awareness.

  • Able to write concise, compelling copy and teases.

  • Knows how to handle breaking news from the booth.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Strong communication skills

  • Able to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts

  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving ability

  • Self-starter, comfortable working independently

  • Proficient with non-linear editing and newsroom systems, such as iNews


Requirements:



  • 2 years experience in a commercial TV news environment.

  • Bachelor's Degree. Broadcast Journalism or related major a plus.


 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. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our 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 good care of people. 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: West Palm Beach, FL
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/3/2021

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…