Digital News Producer (12779)

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. Bakersfield , CA 93301

Posted 1 week ago

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!

KBAK/KBFX has an immediate opening for a creative Digital News Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our digital platforms. This position will also work closely with the Digital Executive Producer and Assignment Desk. You will determine the content for all digital & social media platforms, while work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories.

Skills:

  • Solid news judgment

  • Be a compelling and accurate writer

  • Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together exciting, informative, and engaging digital content

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment

  • Must also have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to execute news strategies and goals

  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must

Experience:

  • Must have at least 2 years of previous news experience at a commercial TV station or digital news operation

  • A journalism degree is preferred

  • Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews

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:

KBAK/KBFXAttn: News Director1901 Westwind DriveBakersfield, CA 93301

Please, no phone calls.

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

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