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General Assignment Reporter

Sinclair Broadcast Group
Washington, District of Columbia
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
ABC7-DC is looking for a take-charge General Assignment Reporter to help us continue to grow and empower our audiences! We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive reporter who can think and perform outside the box on TV and our digital platforms. The ideal candidate should be able to develop contacts, pitch impactful enterprise “On Your Side” brand stories. Only the strongest of storytellers with great attitudes should apply. The best person for this job has an excellent understanding of the use of social media and breaking stories on digital first.
No day will look the same as a Reporter, however, the main responsibilities of the role will include:
- Creating, writing and editing meaningful stories for station’s newscast and website
- Must be fully invested in social media audience engagement
- Dynamic live reporting skills
- Connecting with local community members
- Reviewing material for fairness, accuracy, and balance
- Working closely with all members of the news team, which would include Managers, Producers, Editors, Anchors, News Directors etc...
Additionally, this person should have a…
- Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
- Excel in storytelling across multiple platforms
- Great understanding of our “On Your Side” brand in storytelling
- Strong writing and copy-editing skills are a must
- At least 5 years of experience as a Reporter
- Must be able to work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines

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

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.


Posted: 2021-02-14 Expires: 2021-03-17

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