Sinclair Broadcast Group
News Producer - Good Morning Washington
At a glance
Location: US-VA-Arlington Map
Posted: 01/24/2021
Closing: 02/23/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description


ABC 7-DC in Washington, DC has an immediate opening for an energetic, creative live Good Morning Washington News Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our weekday morning newscasts. This position will work closely with the Content Director, Senior Producer, Anchors, Reporters, Directors, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the content, pacing and flow of the shows and help develop content for our digital platforms.  


The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, be a compelling and accurate writer, and be able to multitask and manage their time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast. In addition to the ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven high energy morning news environment.


The candidate must have a minimum of two years’ experience producing engaging television newscasts at commercial news operations. The candidate must also have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and 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 proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews.


Required Skills:



  • Solid news judgment

  • Be a compelling and accurate writer

  • Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment

  • Must have strong leadership skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts

  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must

  • Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews


Required Experience:



  • Must have at least 3-5 years of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station

  • Journalism degree preferred


When applying online, candidate must provide examples of newscast they have produced that show exceptional creativity. Please provide a link to your work.


Please, no phone calls.


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:  


WJLA-TV


Attn: News Director


1100 Wilson Blvd., 6th Floor


Arlington, VA 22209




 


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.
News Producer - Good Morning Washington