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WJLA Job Openings



Category: News
Position/Title: Sr. Morning 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. 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 in Washington, DC has an immediate opening for an energetic, creative live Senior Morning Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our morning 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. Qualified applicants will have prior television producer experience along with quality writing and copy-editing skills. Additionally, you should demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining close attention to detail.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 8/13/2018
Closing Date: 9/13/2018
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
URL: http://www.wjla.com

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 3-5years of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station
·       Journalism degree preferred

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: News Director
1100 Wilson Blvd., 6th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209

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/
 



Category: Digital Media
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 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 seeking a bold Web Editor to join our digital team! The successful candidate will assist in the production of written and multimedia news content for WJLA.com. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, gathering news updates from reporters in the field, writing articles, headlines, teases and push alerts, producing video clips and graphic elements, implementing engagement features, managing social media and managing the homepage.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 7/25/2018
Closing Date: 8/25/2018
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
URL: http://www.wjla.com

Experience:
The ideal candidate will possess strong news judgment, attention to detail, copy editing skills, familiarity with content management systems, familiarity with the Adobe software suite and a strong knowledge of how to reach out to a large audience on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 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.  Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

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
·       Must be flexible with schedule, weekend, evening and holiday 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/
 




Position/Title: News Photographer

Details:
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.

City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
URL: http://www.wjla.com
Experience:

  •     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: News Operations Manager,
1100 Wilson Boulevard,
Arlington, VA 22209.
No phone calls or emails please.

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/
 



Category: News
Position/Title: News 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 in Washington, DC has an excellent opportunity for an experienced News Editor!

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 6/25/2018
Closing Date: 7/25/2018
City: Arlington
State: Virginia
URL: http://www.wjla.com
Job responsibilities include:

  • Editing video for daily news coverage and special projects
  • Taking in news feeds from news bureaus and various news organizations
  • Collaborating with anchors, reporters, and producers on video elements of newscasts
  • Meeting daily deadlines in a high-energy working environment

Job qualifications include:

  • College degree OR minimum 3 years relative experience in the field
  • Knowledge of Avid Media Composer and/or Adobe After Effects is a definite plus
  • News promotions editing experience is also a definite plus
  • Ability to work with a multitude of people and personalities while maintaining a professional work environment


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/



Category: Multimedia
Position/Title: Multimedia Journalist
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 has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ)! Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. A minimum of 5 years reporting experience is required.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 5/17/2018
Closing Date: 6/17/2018
City: Arlington
State: Virginia
URL: http://www.wjla.com

Experience:
We're looking for someone with sharp news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well independently. Experience with live shots is required and experience with Live-U is a plus. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television. You must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record.

Requirements:
While applying online, please include a web link of your recent work.  If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non returnable DVD to:

WJLA-TV
Attn: News Director
1100 Wilson Blvd., 6th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209


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)
 



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Stand  United for a New Contract!
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