Sinclair Broadcast Group

Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) - Danville

3 weeks agoScottsville, VA

WSET is looking for an multi-media Journalist for our Danville Bureau. 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, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television.

So why Danville? Danville, Virginia is growing. From 2018-221, there's been more than $1.1 billion worth of private investment totaling 3,922 new jobs. A Caesars casino is opening in 2024. The downtown River District is now a popular place to live and eat. Lots of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and boating on the Dan River. You're also not far from lots of big cities and entertainment, Raleigh (1 hour 45 minutes), Charlotte (2 hours), Virginia Beach (3 hours 45 minutes) and D.C. (4 hours).

Managers at ABC 13 prioritize this area, so you will get on-site training and feedback as well as daily coaching from a variety of newsroom leaders.

Skills and Experience:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well independently as well as a team. We have three (3) MMJs and a news photographer at the Danville bureau.
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record
Requirements and Qualifications:
  • A minimum of one (1) year reporting experience is required (at a broadcast news station or college)
  • Experience with live shots
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

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

About Us
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Client-provided location(s): Lynchburg, VA, USA
Job ID: sinclair-9922

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Fertility Benefits
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Snacks
    • Holiday Events
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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