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!



WICS has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ)! Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include shooting stories for yourself or other reporters/anchors, editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. We are looking for someone who is ready to respond to breaking news and help determine whether it's a package, vosot or live shot. Some days might just be shooting, some days might include shooting and putting together your own package. You will also be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television.

In this role, 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.

Requirements and Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of one (1) year of reporting or photography experience is required
  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus
  • Razor-sharp news judgment
  • Strong shooting and editing technical skills
  • Strong social media presence
  • Able to work well independently, as well as with a team
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's 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:

WICS Attn: News Director 2680 E. Cook St. Springfield, IL 62703


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

Job Location Springfield, Illinois, United States
Company Location HR.WICS.Champaign-Springfield.Springfield.IL
Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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