Digital and Social Content Producer/Editor

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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!

WPEC -TV in beautiful West Palm Beach, Florida has an immediate opening for a full-time Digital and Social Content Center Producer/Editor.

The successful candidate will be responsible for producing content for our digital products/platforms and working closely with the station personnel to create original content for all platforms. In this position you will work on the content center and help determine, generate and write stories for those platforms. You should also be proficient with content management systems, social media platforms, and newsroom systems such as iNews. Successful candidates must have strong writing skills and be able to produce newsworthy content with creative headlines and compelling visuals. Candidates must also have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with concurrent demands.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Gathering and preparing story items for presentation on all of our digital platforms
  • Editing video, graphics or images for social media and website
  • Assist in daily news gathering efforts
  • Others as may be assigned

Required skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:
  • Minimum of one (1) year of digital writing experience
  • Bachelor's degree with a major in journalism preferred
  • Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills
  • General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and emerging social media
  • Basic non-linear editing skills preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus

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