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!

KGBT / CBS 4 has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer.

The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of their assigned newscast(s). This position will also work 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 also develop content for our website.

Required Skills:

  • Solid news judgement
  • Compelling and accurate writer
  • Spelling champion
  • Up-to-date on local, state, national, and international news
  • Be self-motivated
  • The ability to multitask
  • Good time management
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solver
  • Be able to work in face-paced, deadline driven and team environment
  • Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews


Experience:

  • 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:

KGBT Attn: News Director 9201 W. Expressway 83 Harlingen, TX 78552 Please, no phone calls.

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

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