Multimedia Journalist (Weather)

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!

WGXA has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Weather Journalist (MMJ). As a Weather Journalist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms.

Your responsibilities will include :
  • Report, shoot, and edit news stories
  • Provide enterprising story ideas
  • Develop contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned
  • Produce daily content on a variety of platforms, including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television
  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events

Skills and Requirements :
  • Sharp news judgment
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record

Experience :
  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus
  • A minimum of solid internship experience is required

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:

Attn: News Director
599 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Macon, GA 31201

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