Sinclair Broadcast Group
National News Photographer
At a glance
Location: US-VA-Arlington Map
Posted: 05/02/2021
Closing: 06/01/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

We are seeking a full-time News Photojournalist for a Washington D.C. - based evening national newscast. We want someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. Our goal is to offer audiences on multiple platforms something different. The kind of coverage they care about, the kind that impacts their lives – but that they cannot find anywhere else.

As a Photojournalist, you will cover day to day general, in-depth features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full HD on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. Responsibilities will involve editing, shooting general assignment stories, lives shots, and natural sound packages. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is essential in this position. Collaboration is a big part of this role.

Essential Duties and Requirements include the following:

  • Must be an aggressive team player who can produce great stories under tight deadlines

  • Must have valid driver’s license and be able to operate ENG news vehicle

  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis

  • Technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment is required

  • Ability to execute during breaking news events

  • Must be a self-starter who can generate his or her own story ideas daily

  • Ability to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling

  • Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule is required

  • Contribute story ideas to daily editorial meetings

  • Participate in regular content planning meetings

  • Post content on assigned digital platforms daily

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Previous experience working in a team environment is a must

  • At least two (2) years of photojournalism experience is required 

  • Considerable live shot experience is preferred

  • Must be strong at effective and engaging multiplatform storytelling

  • Must have valid driver’s license and be able to operate ENG news vehicles

  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis

  • Membership in NPPA desired, but not required

This is not an entry-level position. If you have the required experience and skills, please apply online and include a link to your latest work.

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. 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.


National News Photographer