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Negotiations Bulletin (.pdf) (9-30-2016)

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Job Opening: Web Editor

Position/Title: Web Editor

Details:
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJLA-TV/ NewsChannel 8 is seeking an aggressive Web Editor to join our web team. The successful candidate will assist in the production of written and multimedia news content for WJLA.com.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 9/1/2017
Closing Date: 10/1/2017
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
URL: http://www.wjla.com

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  •     Gathering news updates from reporters in the field
  •     Writing and reporting news articles and emails
  •     Writing headlines and teases
  •     Producing video clips, implementing engagement features
  •     Managing social media and managing the homepage
Requirements include:
  •     College degree OR minimum 1 year relative experience in the field required
  •     Ability to work with a multitude of people and personalities while maintaining a professional work environment

 
The ideal candidate will possess strong news judgment, attention to detail, copy editing skills, familiarity with content management systems and a strong knowledge of how to reach out to a large audience on Facebook and Twitter. Above all, though, we are looking for a driven, creative candidate who works well under pressure and has a keen eye on the future of digital journalism. You must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Must be flexible with schedule, weekend shifts may be required

Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

 



Job Opening: Social Media Coordinator

Details:
WJLA-TV is seeking an energetic, and creative Social Media Coordinator. Daily, this role will be tasked with coordinating with reporters in the field to build their stories throughout the day so web and social content is fresh and timely on our site and will fit the speed needed to update online web content in today’s media landscape.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 7/18/2017
Closing Date: 8/18/2017
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
URL: http://www.wjla.com

Experience:
Additionally, this role will be charged daily with finding the most engaging social content on the web to share on our station social platforms in attempt to increase total social actions from our audience. As we continue to try to increase our station’s web and social presence, this role will be vital to not only educating our talent but also driving social metrics for the station.

Some of the duties of this role include:
  •  Leading social media posting and strategy, coordinating and putting together plans for big social events
  •   Coordinating and leading social training sessions for talent
  •   Deeply diving into web and social analytics of not just our station but also our competition, to see where we can improve and what we should change about our overall social strategy
  •   Work with reporters in field to build stories from social content throughout the day
  •   Look for viral, sharable content online that can increase web traffic and social engagement
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/
 

Job Opening: News Production Assistant

Details:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country!  Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees.  Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!  We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 7/18/2017
Closing Date: 8/18/2017
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
URL: http://www.wjla.com

Responsibilities include:
  •   Operate Deko, audio or camera for our (Morning, Evening, Weekend) newscast
  •   Prep for newscasts including but not limited to:
    • Prepare all fonts to air during newscast
    • Studio and set preparation
    • Maintaining studio
    • Lighting
    • Tape Editing for newscasts
    • Other duties as assigned
Education/Experience Level:
  • Experience is not necessary, but education and/or internship in television or related field preferred
  • Training will be provided Must be able to work on weekends. Other hours as needed, on occasion.

Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/
 

Job Opening: News Photographer

Category: News
Position/Title: News Photographer
Details:
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJLA-TV is looking for a creative and dedicated full-time News Photographer! We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The candidate should have two years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will cover day to day general, in-depth features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full High-definition (HD) on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. 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 absolutely essential in this position.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 6/17/2016
Closing Date: 6/30/2017
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
URL: http://www.wjla.com

Requirements:
  •     We are looking for an aggressive team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines.
  •     Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and be able to operate ENG news vehicles.
  •     At least one year of shooting experience and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment.
  •     Ability to edit and shoot general assignment stories, lives shots and natural sound packages.
  •     Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis.
When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of your work to WJLA-TV, Attn: Operations Manager, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA  22209.  No phone calls or emails please.

Contact: Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

 


Job Opening: News Producer - News Channel 8

Category: Production
Position/Title: News Producer
Details:
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJLA-TV/NewsChannel 8 has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our (morning, evening, or weekend) newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 6/24/2016
Closing Date: 8/24/2016
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
URL: http://www.wjla.com
Skills:
  •     Solid news judgment
  •     Be a compelling and accurate writer
  •     Be able to multitask and manage their time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
  •     Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  •     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
Experience:
  •     Must have at least 2-5 years of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station
  •     Journalism degree preferred
  •     Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews

 

When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. 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: Director of News Content
1100 Wilson Boulevard, 6th Floor
Arlington, VA  22209

 
Please, no phone calls.

Contact: Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

 




Job Opening: Marketing Consultant - News Channel 8

Category: Business Development
Position/Title: Marketing Consultant - News Channel 8

Details:
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all the major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country!  Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees.  Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!  We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

NewsChannel 8 is seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated Marketing Consultants who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, along with a drive to succeed. Most importantly - we are looking for a hard-working salespeople who want to have FUN at work, make money, and help local businesses grow.

Vacancy Type:Full Time
Date Posted: 5/22/2017
Closing Date: 6/22/2017
State: District of Columbia
URL: http://www.wjla.com

Experience:
The ability to uncover new business sales opportunities while juggling multiple projects is a prerequisite as is two years outside sales experience. Demonstrated success selling across multiple cross media platforms, including broadcast television, digital and internet is required.

Responsibilities will include:

    Generate revenue for the station and meet monthly goals through effective outside sales techniques, inclusive of making outside sales calls, prospecting and lead generation.
    Develop new business through selling commercial advertising time and other station products by reaching out to local businesses and other advertisers
    Create and present advertising strategies and ideas for local businesses incorporating TV, online and digital mediums
    Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management
    Retain current business and develop new business contacts
    Present marketing/advertising ideas to area businesses
    Be an expert Marketing Consultant by facilitating and promoting sales of station products to local advertisers
    Attain budgeted revenue goals by maintaining effective customer pipeline, successful close ratio, solid client relationships and service.
    Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising

Qualifications:

    Strong organizational, written and presentation skills
    Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships
    Competitive, persuasive, energetic and self-motivated traits
    Ability to overcome objections
    Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives and social media required
    Outside media sales experience preferred but not required
    Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win
    Professional appearance a must

Our Marketing Consultants are some of the highest commissioned sales people in the industry. If you are interested in selling some of the best media in the industry, we want to hear from you!

Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

 

Job Opening: Marketing Consultant

Category: MARKETING
Position/Title: Marketing Consultant
Details:
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all the major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJLA-TV is seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated Marketing Consultants. We are looking for someone who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, along with a drive to succeed. Most importantly - we are looking for a hard-working salespeople who want to have FUN at work, make money, and help local businesses grow.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 5/1/2017
Closing Date: 6/1/2017
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
URL: http://www.wjla.com

Experience:
The ability to uncover new business sales opportunities, while juggling multiple projects is a prerequisite as is two years outside sales experience. Demonstrated success selling across multiple cross media platforms, including broadcast television, digital and internet is required.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Generate revenue for the station and meet monthly goals through effective outside sales techniques, inclusive of making outside sales calls, prospecting and lead generation.
  • Develop new business through selling commercial advertising time and other station products by reaching out to local businesses and other advertisers
  • Create and present advertising strategies and ideas for local businesses incorporating TV, online and digital mediums
  • Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management
  • Retain current business and develop new business contacts
  • Present marketing/advertising ideas to area businesses
  • Be an expert Marketing Consultant by facilitating and promoting sales of station products to local advertisers
  • Attain budgeted revenue goals by maintaining effective customer pipeline, successful close ratio, solid client relationships and service.
  • Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising

Qualifications:
  • Strong organizational, written, and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships
  • Competitive, persuasive, energetic and self-motivated traits
  • Ability to overcome objections
  • Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives, and social media required
  • Outside media sales experience preferred, but not required
  • Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win
  • Professional appearance is a must

Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/
 

Although the current contract has expired, we are working on a rolling extension agreement.

You are reminded to ignore all rumors as all official information regarding these negotiations will be released by your negotiating committee.

In Unity,

NABET-CWA/WJLA Negotiating Committee

WJLA Contract for August 24th 2012 - August 23rd 2015 (.pdf)
 



A reminder for all WJLA members to wear their red shirts, especially on Thursday.
Stand  United for a New Contract!
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Thank you!