Job Listings

Six 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

Subject: New Job listing from Washington,DC
 

Category:
News
Position/Title:
Sports 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 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!
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
10/22/2015
Closing Date:
11/22/2015
City:
Washington
State:
Delaware
URL:
http://www.wjla.com
Experience:
WJLA-TV/NewsChannel 8 has an immediate opening for
a Sports Multimedia Journalist. If you are a passionate and energetic
storyteller who can enterprise and deliver fast-paced, visually
compelling content on-air and online, then this may be the job for you.
Our Sports MMJ will find and cover a variety of unique, local sports and
sports-related human interest stories – with an emphasis on high school
sports.
 
We need someone who understands the web/social
media and can leverage skills across multiple platforms while also
displaying in-depth technical knowledge of news production equipment
including cameras and editing software. The ideal candidate will be able
to bring our viewers and web consumers interesting, entertaining,
outside-the-box content – all while operating a variety of news
production equipment effectively.
Requirements:
Must be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced newsroom under
deadline pressure and has experience in all facets of media. You must
have flexibility to research, shoot, edit, write, and report stories,
and be willing to put in the time to track down important stories
wherever they may lead. We're looking for someone with sharp news
judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well
independently. You will be expected to produce daily content on a
variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites and
mobile phones, in addition to television. You must have and maintain a
valid license and a good driving record. Knowledge of news production
equipment and techniques, excellent written and oral communication
skills, good organizational skills, solid news judgment, strong computer
skills and the ability to make quick decisions and work well under
pressure is essential. You should have strong broadcast and AP style
writing skills and be proficient at posting content to web sites.
 
Five years prior on-air television experience required. Candidates
must have mastery of social media tools including Facebook and Twitter,
and must understand how to properly leverage their use on-air and
online. College degree in journalism or communications strongly
preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish desirable. Must be able to work
flexible schedules as needed.
 
When submitting an application, please include a web link to your work.
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment
 
Category:
Production
Position/Title:
Managing 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!
DCRefined is seeking a Managing Web Editor who can deliver compelling stories online and on-air. DCRefined is an online magazine that is being launched by WJLA ABC 7, and focuses on what makes our region special. Featuring topics that include Eat & Drink, Lifestyle and Travel, we’re excited to show the DMV everything our region has to offer!
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
10/20/2015
Closing Date:
11/20/2015
City:
Washington
State:
District of Columbia
URL:
http://www.wjla.com
Experience:
Required Skills:
  • Ability to guide a team of by collaborating with the Executive Producer to create daily content
  • Consult with the team photojournalist and producer to determine the visual needs of the site and how that can translate to our TV show
  • Guide and assist in long-term planning of site content and building out weekly & monthly increments
  • Ability to monitor quality control of posted content by reviewing stories and making approvals
  • Utilize Social Media platforms to find unique and enterprise story ideas
  • Ability to stay up-to-date on all current trends and local happenings through a variety of curated local resources
  • Have ability to communicate with editors, reporters, producers and anchors about stories that might be used or modified for DC Refined
 
Requirements:
Required Experience:
  • Experience with Digital content that is strategic and innovative
  • Experience as a lead decision-maker on story coverage and critical decision-making
  • Sales Interaction with Digital Sales Management
  • Management experience ensuring Company standards are met
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment
 

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Sent On: 10/20/2015
Subject: New Job listing from Washington,DC
Category:
Multimedia
Position/Title:
Photojournalist
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!
DC Refined is looking for a talented Web Photojournalist, who is interested in live production and digital storytelling. DC Refined is an online magazine that is being launched by WJLA ABC 7, and focuses on what makes our region special. Featuring topics that include Eat & Drink, Lifestyle and Travel, we’re excited to show the DMV everything our region has to offer!
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
10/20/2015
Closing Date:
11/20/2015
City:
Washington
State:
District of Columbia
URL:
http://www.wjla.com
Experience:
Job Responsibilities:
  • Gather excellent video and audio stories, with or without a reporter, and edit those pieces
  • Drive and operate a fully-equipped remote production van, as well as operate portable microwave gear
  • Oversee multi-camera productions
  • Contribute to story planning, scheduling, strategy meetings, and make recommendations to the DCRefines editor on story ideas or leads
  • Maintain camera equipment, including recharging batteries and keeping equipment clean
  • Other related duties as required and/or assigned
Required Skills:
  • Understanding of video switchers
  • Understanding of Mackie audio mixers and video/audio routers
  • Strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills
  • Strong motivation for continous learning and skill development
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, an excellent (clean) driving record
Requirements:
Required Experience:
  • Experience driving and operating television news microwave and satellite vans
  • At least three years of experience in a working broadcast television or related production environment
  • Degree in Communications or related field or equal work experience preferred.
  • Field production experience and ability to operate video cameras, recorders, editing equipment and live news gathering platforms.
  • Tricaster experience is a plus
On your application, send a link to your Video Resume Reel or a DVD along with your resume, or mail it to 1100 Wilson Blvd Arlington, VA 22209.
WJLA TV, ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES. Video reels, tapes or DVDs will not be returned. No phone calls or e-mail inquiries please.
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment
 

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


 
Category:
Production
Position/Title:
Associate Producer
Details:


Job Description
 
Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc
is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting
companies in the nation, programming 162 stations located in 79
geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success
is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management
team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair
Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!
 
 
 
 
 
WJLA/NewsChannel 8 in the Washington, DC area is seeking a fulltime Associate Producer.
 
Responsibilities:
• Writing copy for newscasts and talk shows
• News, entertainment and community events segment booking and producing
• Back up line producing of talk shows and newscasts
• Assisting Producers with finding stories
• Posting stories online and to social media
• Assisting with other editorial duties as assigned
 
 
 Required Skills
 
• Ability to work well in a fast paced environment
• Ability to work overnight shift
• You must have strong writing and news judgment skills
 
 
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
 
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
5/28/2015
Closing Date:
9/30/2015
City:
Arlington
State:
Virginia
URL:
http://www.wjla.com
Experience:
Required Skills

• Ability to work well in a fast paced environment
• Ability to work overnight shift
• You must have strong writing and news judgment skills
Requirements:
Required Skills

• Ability to work well in a fast paced environment
• Ability to work overnight shift
• You must have strong writing and news judgment skills
Additional Information:
Tracking Code: 3692
 
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment
 
 
Category:
News
Position/Title:
News Production Assistant
Details:
Prep for newscasts including but not limited to: 
Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one
of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in
the nation, programming 162 stations located in 79 geographically
diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of
extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes
in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a
communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJLA-TV/News Channel 8 is seeking a Full Time Production Assistant.
 
 
 
Responsibilities include:
 
·         Operate Deko, Audio or Camera for our Newscasts
·         Prep for newscasts including but not limited to:
o      Prepare all fonts to air during newscast
o      Studio and set preparation
o      Maintaining studio
o      Lighting
o      Tape Editing for newscasts
o      Other duties as assigned
 
 
 
 

Required Skills
 
Education/Experience Level:
Experience
is not necessary, but education and/or internship in television or
related field preferred. Training will be provided.
 
General Hours:
Must be able to work on weekends. Other hours as needed, on occasion.
 
 
 
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
7/23/2015
Closing Date:
8/31/2015
City:
Arlington - 22209
State:
Virginia
Experience:
Experience is not necessary, but education and/or internship in television or related field preferred. Training will be provided

 
Requirements:
Must be able to work on weekends. Other hours as needed, on occasion.
Additional Information:
Open Hire # 4053
 
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment
 
Category:
Sales
Position/Title:
Acount Executive - News Channel 8
Details:
Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 167 stations located in 77 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!



News Channel 8 is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Account Executive to sell commercial advertising time to local businesses and advertising agencies

News Channel 8 in Washington DC has an opening for an experienced Account Executive that will be responsible for new direct TV business development and sell internet advertising on WJLA.com. The right candidate will bring strong communication and presentation skills, experience in revenue development for multi-platform sales, and personal drive and passion to be #1. We'll provide all the tools you need to become a sales star.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
9/5/2014
Closing Date:
9/30/2015
City:
Arlington - 22209
State:
Virginia
URL:
http://www.wjla.com
Experience:
Qualifications:
•Strong organizational, written and presentation skills
•Competitive, energetic and self-starter
•Ability to overcome objections
•Outside media sales experience preferred but not required
•Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win
•Professional appearance a must

Our Account Executives are some of the highest commissioned sales people in the industry. If you are interested in selling some of the best media in News Channel 8/Washington, DC, we want to hear from you!
Requirements:

Your responsibilities will include:
•Handle outside sales calls
•Prospect customers and lead generation
•Attract and close advertisers to sell products and services via TV
•Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management
•Retain current business and develop new business contacts
•Present marketing/advertising ideas to area businesses.
•Sell commercial advertising time and other station products to local advertisers
•Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service
•Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising
Additional Information:
#2022
 
Contact:
www/sbgi.net/employment
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
 
Category:
Sales
Position/Title:
Local Sales Manager - WJLA-TV
Details:
Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 149 stations located in 76 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJLA-TV is looking for a Local Sales Manager who will lead our local sales department in maximizing all sales opportunities, with an emphasis on new business development.



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Collaborate with General Sales Manager in recruitment, training and effective management of local sales team.
Oversight of local new business efforts, including accountability for new business sales goals and inventory management
Grow relationships with local advertisers.
Assist in inventory management and pricing.

 
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
10/17/2014
Closing Date:
9/30/2015
City:
Washington
State:
District of Columbia
URL:
http://www.wjla.com
Experience:
10+ to 15 Years
Requirements:
Qualifications:

At least 10 years broadcast sales experience, with televisions sales and management experience preferred. Proven success in developmental business and multimedia platforms including web and mobile applications.
Thorough knowledge of ratings and the ability to create presentations utilizing comparative values.
College degree preferred.
Computer software (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.) competency required.

 
Additional Information:
Tracking Code: 2321
 
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment