Web Editor (8969)

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!

WJLA-TV/ NewsChannel 8 is seeking an aggressive Web Editor to join our web team. The successful candidate will assist in the production of written and multimedia news content for WJLA.com.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Gathering news updates from reporters in the field
  • Writing and reporting news articles and emails
  • Writing headlines and teases
  • Producing video clips, implementing engagement features
  • Managing social media and managing the homepage

Requirements include:

  • College degree OR minimum 1 year relative experience in the field required
  • Ability to work with a multitude of people and personalities while maintaining a professional work environment

The ideal candidate will possess strong news judgment, attention to detail, copy editing skills, familiarity with content management systems and a strong knowledge of how to reach out to a large audience on Facebook and Twitter. Above all, though, we are looking for a driven, creative candidate who works well under pressure and has a keen eye on the future of digital journalism. You must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Must be flexible with schedule, weekend shifts may be required

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

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