News Producer

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!

Experience:
The candidate will join our team of producers responsible for the day-to-day production of our morning newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position 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 web site.

The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, be a compelling and accurate writer, and be able to multitask and manage their time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast. Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.

Requirements:
The candidate must have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts. Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must. Journalism degree preferred. Experience with Avid and iNEWS is a plus.

 

Posted on: April 20, 2018

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Producer

WISN-TV has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner.  We expect excellent news judgment and a can do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros

Job Responsibilities:

• Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers
• Working with and guiding reporters in story production
• Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff

Experience:

• 2 years producing experience
• Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses
• Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered

Qualifications:

• Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills
• Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.
• An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
• Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
• Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
• Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news

Education:

• College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred
• Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered

Posted on: April 18, 2018

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Senior Executive Producer

Are you a visual storyteller? Are you energized by finding new and innovative ways to present news content? If you want to expand your creative influence beyond a single newscast, our Senior Executive Producer position at WKOW – TV in Madison, Wisconsin is for you. We are looking for a strong newsroom leader with a creative flair for style and presentation. The leading candidate will have a strong producing background, know how to inspire, enjoy training and lead the newsroom by example. The Senior Executive Producer will find ways to improve our product and help create meaningful and memorable moments in our newscasts. WKOW is in a very competitive news market in Madison, Wisconsin, consistently rated one of the best places to live in the Midwest. The right candidate for Senior Executive Producer will help craft and develop distinctive multi-platform content that leads the market on air, on mobile and on social media. This position will work closely with the Content Manager and the Social Media & Digital Manager to help producers, reporters, directors, photojournalists and anchors capture and present the best content we can produce on-air and online. Proven creativity with in-studio presentation, newsroom technology (LIVE U., Drone, GoPro, etc.) and graphics presentation will make you a top candidate. A strong eye for video and a desire to create something that helps the viewer “feel” the story is one of the top skills for our next EP. You must also enjoy a competitive market and have a desire to win every day. If you are energized by trying something new every day, we want to talk with you. At least 5 years of strong news producing and writing experience as well as sound editorial and ethical judgment is required. Management experience is a big plus. Come work with a dynamic and growing newsroom named “Station of the Year” by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. WKOW is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family owned company. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Visit www.CareersAtQuincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities. WKOW Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Multimedia Journalist

KBJR 6 & CBS 3 in Duluth, MN is looking for a Multimedia Journalist who will fight for the lead story and showcase their work on multiple platforms every day. You will produce stories for our newscasts, but you’ll also provide content for online, mobile platforms and other social media sites. You’ll shoot, write and edit this content, and most of the time you’ll do it without the help of a photographer. In other words, you’ll be a true multi-media journalist. This is the perfect job for an ambitious, aggressive, curious and motivated journalist. A degree in Journalism or Mass Communications is preferred. This person must also be a leader in the newsroom and in our community. Duluth is located on the shore of Lake Superior and is rich with everything from outdoor adventures to arts and entertainment year-round.

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Weekend News Producer

CBS58, a part of Weigel Broadcasting Co., has a Weekend News Producer opening in Milwaukee! 

Weigel is an entrepreneurial and independent family-owned media company that owns and operates network and independent television stations in Chicago, Milwaukee and South Bend, IN.  With over 375 network affiliates and over 175 television markets, we are reaching 96% of U.S. Households.  CBS58 and Telemundo Wisconsin brings you the best in quality news, prime, entertainment and sports. 

Weekend News Producer

CBS-58 seeks an experienced Producer to complement our news team. Responsibilities are primarily producing the weekend newscast. This job requires a strong communicator in the newsroom with familiarity of multiple news platforms, strong writing ability and editing skills. We are looking for someone with a passion to improve storytelling.

Requirements:

Candidate must be an excellent writer/editor able to produce a fast-paced, high-energy newscast in a competitive market.

Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

Flexible schedule to meet the needs of a weekend newscast.

Must have at least two years producing experience.

iNews experience a plus.

The ideal candidate must have a complete understanding of a multi-platform newsroom and be able manage a newscast with multiple lives shots utilizing backpack technology.

We offer a competitive compensation package, employer contributed health and welfare benefits, paid time off, paid qualified FMLA Leave, and much more!

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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Video Editor (Part-Time)

WITI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Do you love to take video and sound and make great-looking projects? Here’s your chance to get your foot in the door of a great television news department and show off what you can do with your skills! The expectations are high, the hours are tough (weekends and early mornings) and the pay is entry-level, but if you’ve dreamed of advancing your career in a market like Milwaukee, we can give you that opportunity! You need to be committed to generating great video at all times and upholding high journalistic standards of fairness. Link us up with your work and what you’re about. This is a fantastic opportunity to get in at the ground level and begin an amazing career!

QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. You must have a clean driving record (we will check!) and the ability to obtain a valid Wisconsin Driver’s license. Background check and drug screen are required. You must be physically able to lift, carry and handle camera gear, and deal with the realities of a Wisconsin winter or summer. So if you want to work at a place where hard work, a strong sense of team and creativity is rewarded, this is the place.

EXPERIENCE: Entry level position. Final Cut Pro experience preferred.

Posted on: April 17, 2018

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Bilingual Multi-Media Journalist/Producer

CBS-58 and Telemundo Wisconsin seeks an experienced Bilingual MMJ/Producer to complement our news team. Responsibilities are primarily reporting and producing an 11am newscast, but may include acting as a Multi-Media Journalist for daily assignments. This job requires a self-starter with good news judgment, strong writing ability and solid live skills. We are looking for a storyteller.

Requirements:

Excellent verbal and written Spanish language skills required.

Must have a minimum of two years, news experience in shooting and reporting, including gathering content, editing, and running live shots.

Must have strong live skills and the ability to research, write, shoot, and edit daily news stories under deadline pressure.

Must have a valid driver’s license. 

Investigative reporting a plus.

Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

We offer a competitive compensation package, employer contributed health and welfare benefits, paid time off, paid qualified FMLA Leave, and much more!

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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Morning News Producer

WISC-TV is actively searching for a News Producer to help lead our 2.5 hour morning news. This overnight position will work with another producer to help build a dynamic, energetic, and engaging morning show. This person will understand the need to produce news as it happens. Our show places a priority on new content and offering viewers live pictures from around the world. You’ll help direct overnight crews to breaking news and work closely with our technical crew on presentation. Specific duties include working closely with the Executive Producer to determine content needs and story ideas on a daily and long-term basis. The successful candidate will write clearly for multiple platforms, including our website. Social media proficiency is required. Our ideal candidate is a creative thinker with excellent news judgement who can deliver relevant and interesting stories every day and who can motivate our staff and produce compelling television. Candidates must be willing to work the unique schedule of 11:00pm – 7:00am. We prefer applicants with at least one year of producing experience and a college degree. A writing test is required.

Posted on: April 13, 2018

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News Photojournalist

WKBT-News 8 is looking for a creative visual storyteller to be our next full time news videographer. We value shooters who understand how- to technical tools to make memorable stories. Responsibilities include shooting news stories with and without reporters, editing, operating live news gathering equipment and producing content for our social news platforms. Hands-on experience is preferred and a valid driver’s license is required.

Posted on: April 12, 2018

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