News Producer

ABC 13 WSET-TV
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!

ABC 13 WSET-TV has an immediate opening for a creative News ProducerThe candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our (morning, evening, or weekend) newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Assistant News Director, Executive Producer and Director 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 also develop content for our web site.

Required Skills:

  • Solid news judgment
  • Be a compelling and accurate writer
  • Be able to multitask and manage their time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess the ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts.
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must.
  • Journalism degree preferred.
  • You should also be familiar newsroom systems such as iNews and non-linear editing (i.e. Avid).
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Must have some experience producing in a college broadcast journalism program with a weekly or daily newscast and/or producing experience while interning or working at a commercial television station
  • A journalism degree is preferred
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

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:
WSET-TV ABC 13
Attn: News Director
2320 Langhorne Road
Lynchburg, VA 24501


 
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