7News is seeking a bold Multi-Platform Content Producer to join our team! Our Multi-Platform Content Producers pitch and produce original “7 News On Your Side” content for WJLA, WJLA.com and social media platforms. We are looking for top quality journalists who know how to speak to our multimedia audiences.
The ideal candidate will be journalist who is smart, curious, a self-starter with strong news judgment and attention to detail. We want producers with working knowledge of how to reach and interact with large audiences on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social platforms. Our team is made up of content producers who collaborate and work alongside of our Assignment Desk Editors. Above all, we are seeking a driven, creative candidate who works well under pressure, believes in digital-first journalism and can help guide the newsroom in digital-first initiatives.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Gathering news content
- Writing, editing, and posting stories on all platforms
- Crafting headlines and push alerts
- Producing digitally-optimized video and graphic elements
- Manage our social media platforms and our homepage
- Must be a great newsroom citizen that loves to collaborate with the team
- Will work closely with our reporters and anchors on content development based on our overall brand strategy
Job qualifications include:
College degree or minimum one (1) year relative experience in the field
Ability to work with a multitude of people and personalities while maintaining a professional work environment
Must be able to meet daily deadlines
Must be flexible with schedule - weekend, evening and holiday shifts may be required
Strong copy editing skills
Familiarity with content management systems, Adobe software suite
Understand the basic skills of our Assignment Desk
Data-based Journalism knowledge
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
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. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, 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 really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: 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.