Sinclair Broadcast Group

News Reporter

1 week agoGreen Bay, WI

WLUK is looking for a Creative Storyteller who understands the importance of Impactful Journalism. Our reporters work with a dedicated team of supportive professionals, who will help you grow your skills and expand your career. Our reporters establish strong contacts in the community and they search for the stories that impact Northeast Wisconsin. You will have the support of a newsroom that is driven to lead the market with the most creative and informative news on all our broadcast and digital platforms. We have a team of talented photographers but we will also train you to use the latest cameras and editing equipment. We offer an extensive training and a supportive on-boarding program that will set you up for success.

No day will look the same as a Reporter, however, the main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Create, shoot, write and edit meaningful stories for station's newscast that can be used across multiple platforms
  • Provide news on-air as directed from the news management team
  • Engage with local community members
  • Review material for fairness, accuracy, and balance
  • Work closely with all members of the news team; Photographers, Producers, Editors, Anchors, News Directors and others
Additionally, this person should have a...
  • A degree in Journalism, Communications or related field
  • Previous experience in a newsroom such as an internship is a plus
  • Previous experience with a college television or radio station - or writing for a student newspaper or digital platform
  • A drive to \"be the first to know\" the \"latest information\" and a desire to \"share that information with our audience\"
  • Strong writing and copy-editing skills are a must
  • Must be able to work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • A Positive Attitude and Creative Spirit
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): Green Bay, WI, USA
Job ID: sinclair-8778

Perks and Benefits

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

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