General Assignment Reporter

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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, Little Rock, Arkansas, is looking for an energetic, highly motivated, aggressive and creative journalist to join our number one rated, award winning news team. The candidate we are looking for is someone who can enterprise story ideas, gather information and tell the stories of real people. We want someone who has sound writing skills, excellent active live shot presence and knows the importance of digital media. The successful candidate will be someone who thrives on breaking news. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television.

Your responsibilities as a general assignment reporter include:

  • Reporting news stories
  • Enterprising story ideas
  • Developing contacts
  • The ability to shoot and edit reports
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


Requirements:

  • The ability to conduct effective interviews and gather information
  • Report and write stories under deadline pressure and appear on camera-both live and recorded
  • Generate content for all platforms both broadcast and digital
  • Have creativity, resourcefulness, strong storytelling and organizational skills
  • A positive can-do attitude
  • The ability to shoot, write, and edit


Skills:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well independently, as well as with a team
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record


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:

Station 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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