Multimedia Journalist (7839)

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!

WJAC-TV 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. 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.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Working in severe weather environments
  • Carrying up to 30 lbs of camera equipment
  • Sharp news judgment
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well independently and meet multiple deadlines
  • You must be able to work a flexible schedule of various shifts and days
  • Should be open to coaching and constructive criticism
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record

Desired experience includes:

  • A minimum of 2 years reporting experience is required
  • Experience with live shots is required; experience with Live-U is a plus

We're looking for someone with sharp news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well independently in a bureau office. You must maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

If you have the required experience and skills, please apply below or visit www.sbgi.net. 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:

WJAC-TVAttn: News Director49 Old Hickory LaneJohnstown, PA 15905

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


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