Sinclair Broadcast Group
Receptionist / Newsroom Assistant
At a glance
Location: US-TN-Chattanooga Map
Posted: 05/05/2020
Closing: 06/04/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

WTVC is looking for a morning Newsroom Assistant and afternoon receptionist. This is an important role. The Newsroom Assistant helps the News Director with day to day activities to keep the newsroom running smoothly and the receptionist is our first point of contact. As such, the ideal candidate must possess excellent communication skills, very organized and interact well with others. In addition, the candidate in this role must display a professional appearance and attitude. 


Responsibilities include:



  • Maintain fleet records

  • Purchase newsroom supplies and equipment

  • Assist News Director with time off requests

  • Assist Newsroom with incoming calls

  • Process applications for interns and job shadows

  • Maintain severe weather announcement database

  • Maintain calendar entries for newsroom contract renewals

  • Process reimbursements for staff spending

  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook

  • Greeting guests

  • Maintaining files

  • Maintaining sufficient supplies, inventory, ordering, and organizing

  • Assist with accounting clerical duties and other tasks as assigned

  • Must be detail-oriented and exceptionally well organized

  • Great people skills and a positive, can-do attitude are essential

  • Must take initiative and be a problem-solver

  • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word


Skills and Experience:



  • Accounts Payable experience is plus

  • 2+ years of receptionist experience is preferred

  • Previous broadcast experience is a plus

  • Must take initiative and be a problem-solver

  • Must be detail-oriented and exceptionally well organized

  • Great people skills and a positive, can-do attitude are essential

  • The ability to work well in a team environment, as well as independently

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of Log Reconciliation a plus

  • Knowledge of Public File is a plus


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Receptionist / Newsroom Assistant