Freelance News Writer

  • Available:08/29/2012
  • Department: News
  • Hiring Manager: Holly Shannon

WJLA-TV is looking for a freelance overnight news writer for our “Good Morning Washington” newscast, which airs from 4:30-7am. Job duties will include writing compelling, accurate, and comprehensive news scripts on deadline and assisting the producers with other newscast needs, as necessary. A successful candidate will have multiple years of broadcast news writing experience in a medium to large television market. Web experience is a big plus. This is not an entry level position.

Key Qualifications:

Before applying for this position, you should know a few things about working on this team:

  • You will be joining a specialty media company with very powerful and positive buzz in the marketplace.
  • If you like a fast paced environment with lots of opportunities to grow your capabilities and career and would like to help establish a groundbreaking new media company, we may be the perfect place for you.

Application Procedure:

Send resume to

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Send resume to Human Resources Department,
1100 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA 22209

Equal Opportunity

It is the Station's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national, origin, sex, or other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law, in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination. Also it is the Station's policy to promote the realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex and any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.