Morning News Reporter / Multimedia Journalist

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!

WPMI has an exciting opportunity for a Morning News Reporter/Multimedia Journalist (MMJ)! Your responsibilities as a Morning News Reporter, you will include delivering urgent, up to the minute in-studio reports in our 5 - 7 a.m. newscast. You will monitor live feeds from NBC/CNN and our sister station websites. You must be able to create graphics. You will need to use language that is urgent and alert people to news stories that are happening "now".

As a Multimedia Journalist, your responsibilities will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. A minimum of 2 years reporting experience is required.

Required Skills
We're looking for someone with sharp news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well independently. As a Morning News Reporter, you must have strong communication skills and strong ad-lib skills since you will deliver breaking news throughout our morning newscast. The ideal candidate must have a broad news knowledge with the ability to digest news quickly and then report in an urgent tone using easy to understand language. We need someone with an eye for detail who can write quickly, create graphics for air, monitor live signals and video feeds then take all those elements putting them into context for the viewers and delivering them urgently on air.

As an MMJ, experience with live shots is required, 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.

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:
WPMI-TV Attn: News Director 661 Azalea Road Mobile , AL 36609

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

Job Location Mobile, Alabama, United States
Company Location HR.WPMI/WJTC.Mobile-Pensacola.Mobile.AL
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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