News Editor

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, Arkansas, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced News Editor! We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring home compelling stories.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Editing video for digital, newscasts and specials while carefully ensuring the video gets to air on deadline
  • Taking in feeds from field crews and working with FTP to gather content from other entities.
  • Using sound judgment in flagging any questionable content as well as using ethical decision making to keep us compliant
  • Shooting video for newscasts when needed

Job qualifications include:

  • A college degree OR a minimum of 1 year of relative experience in the field
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere CC and Avid NewsCutter XP editing technology is required
  • Strong shooting skills are a plus
  • The ability to work with a multitude of people and personalities, while maintaining a professional work environment
  • Strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems
  • Excellent people skills
  • Trouble shooting skills
  • Strong work ethic and a great attitude
  • A passion for story telling is essential in this position
  • Must have valid driver's license, a good driving record, and be able to operate ENG news vehicles.
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis

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