News Producer

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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!

WKRC, in Cincinnati, OH, has an immediate opening for a dynamic Newscast Producer. Y ou will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our newscasts, working closely with the Executive Producer, Director and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. You will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories and develop content for our website. This position also involves planning for future newscasts which may include identifying and booking guests for programs.

Job Skills:

  • Solid news judgment
  • be a compelling and accurate writer
  • The ability to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities are a must
  • Proficient with non-linear editing, such as AVID


Experience:

  • Must have at least 2 years of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station
  • Journalism degree preferred


When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to:

WKRC Assistant News Director

1906 Highland Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45219

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