Multimedia Journalist

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!


KATV
, in Little Rock, AR, the #1 award winning legacy ABC affiliate, has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). If you like to be in total control of your story from generating the idea to shooting, writing, editing and presenting your piece -- this is a great opportunity for you! The right candidate will have a can do attitude and be able to work independently. In addition to broadcast duties, you will also be expected to maintain a consistent and engaging social media presence.

Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include:

  • Reporting, shooting, and editing news stories
  • Enterprising story ideas
  • Developing contacts
  • Produce daily content on a variety of platforms
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


Skills and Experience:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • Strong writer
  • The ability to tell an NPPA style story
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well with others and be a positive force in the newsroom
  • A self-starter who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis
  • The ability to create engaging social media content
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record


Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 year of reporting experience is required
  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus


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:

KATV Attn: News Director P.O. Box 77 Little Rock, AR 72203

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

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