Job Openings for WJLA

WJLA has job openings for Master Control Operators, Editors and  a Freelance ENG cameraperson.
Please contact WJLA for more information.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to:

Election of 2016 ABC Negotiator

Nominations are now being accepted for Negotiator at the 2016 NABET-CWA-ABC contract negotiations. Nominating petitions can be obtained here and from the Local 31 Office.


Candidates shall obtain signatures from at least 14 members in good standing at ABC (5% of contract group).

The candidate receiving the highest amount of vote will be the negotiator.

Candidates shall sign and date their petition to indicate their willingness to serve as negotiator.

Nominating petitions must be returned to the Local 31 Office by 1 pm on Monday, February 8, 2016.

Candidates may submit a written statement to be distributed with the ballots. The statement should be camera-ready, should not exceed one (1) single— sided sheet 8 1/2” x 11", and should also be delivered to the Local 31 Office by 1 pm on Monday, February 8, 2016

Ballots will be distributed on Friday, February 12, 2016, and must be returned by 1 pm on Friday, March 4, 2016.

PBS Special Executive Board Election nomination petitions now available

A Special Election will be held to fill the PBS Executive Board position. This position will run through March 31, 2017. If you wish to run for this office, you must submit a nomination petition to the Local 31 Office no later than 1pm on December 1, 2015. You will need the signatures of 2 members in good standing from your contract group. You may download a nomination form here, or obtain it by calling the Local 31 office (301.459.4999). The completed form may be faxed to the office at 301.459.4975. All originals must be supplied to the Local office.

It's Easy to Join the Union Now!

Workers like you make our union great. When you join NABET-CWA, you gain the right to offer input, vote on your contract, run for union office and vote for union officers. Your participation is what makes the union work!

Member Info

Broadcast Field Service Engineer –Washington Region

NABET-CWA Memorial Scholarship Awards

Once again it is time to begin the selection procedures for the NABET-CWA Memorial Scholarship Awards.  Please make it known to the members of your Local that the award is available, and encourage participation. To access the application online, please Visit:

1. The scholarship is open to sons and daughters of active, retired, or deceased members.

2. Applicants must be students in a high school Class graduating in 2016.

3. The award supplies $750.00 yearly for four years as a partial payment of tuition or other expenses to the school designated by the Winner.  Winners must maintain at least 21 C+ average, or equivalent, during their four years in college and must attend full time.

Should you need additional applications, they are available from this office, or you may duplicate one of those sent to you.

The return date for the preliminary applications is March 18, 2016. All applications must be verified by the Local President, in the space provided before mailing to the Sector Office at NABET-CWA, 501 Third Street NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20001.

Vacancy: Senate Recording Studio Broadcast Technician



Position: Broadcast Technician
Department: Senate Recording Studio
Position Description: View
Salary: $60,526.00 - $90,787.00
Posting Date: Monday, January 04, 2016
Deadline Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
All applicants should submit a U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms Application for Employment with a cover letter and current resume to


Job Listings

New Job Listings are posted below:
  1. Sports Multimedia Journalist 
  2. Managing Web Editor 
  3. Photojournalist 
  4. Associate Producer
  5. News Production Assistant
  6. Acount Executive - News Channel 8
  7. Local Sales Manager - WJLA-TV

Job Posting

Job info from our brother Jim Nolan Local 16 NYC:

Achille Raspantini is looking for some workers. His company (tech-ops) is looking to hire 3 people for a broadcast project in DC. He is looking for smag / engineering types.

Anyone that is interested should call him at 212-465-1318 or email Be sure to mention Jim's name.


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