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Multimedia Journalist

at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Reference #: 13416
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: online, company

Job Description

Tracking Code
14031
Job Description

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!

WGME CBS13 / WPFO FOX 23, in Portland, Maine, is a trusted brand providing Maine viewers with local news, weather, sports, entertainment, and social media content. We hire talented people who wish to excel in the television and digital content industry. Our team is filled with spirit, passion and imagination. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, aggressive, and creative Multimedia Journalist (MMJ).

Interested candidates should be highly skilled, self-starters, have sharp news judgment, and be a creative journalists. You must also be able to work under deadline pressure. The right candidate will win on the web and actively use social media. We are a reporter-driven shop where everyone must enterprise great stories and utilize good storytelling techniques. We thrive on owning the big story of the day with team coverage and our team is top-notch. The ability to focus stories and work well with others is key.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reporting, shooting, and editing news stories
  • Enterprising story ideas
  • Developing contacts
  • Produce daily content on a variety of platforms, including the internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television
  • Active live shots are a priority and we have a full team of photojournalists to assist you with those, as well as those stories that will win the day
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Skills and Experience:

  • Must have excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus
  • 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:

WGME
Attn: News Director
81 Northport Drive
Portland, ME 04103

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

Job Location
Portland, Maine, United States
Company Location
HR.WGME.Portland ME.Portland.ME
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular