WJLA Newscast Producer

  • Available:08/12/2014
  • Department: News
  • Hiring Manager: Holly Shannon

Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 167 stations located in 77 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse.

We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJLA-TV is looking for an experienced line producer to work in our dynamic and fast-paced newsroom. The producer will work in conjunction with an aggressive assignment desk and team of reporters and managers to create a newscast that incorporates breaking news and the latest developments in a clear and responsible manner following the highest journalistic standards. A successful candidate must demonstrate sound editorial judgment, have excellent writing skills, know how to effectively tease and showcase, have strong communications skills to smoothly manage the control room, and a temperament that can handle deadline pressure. The producer should also be very versed in providing content for multiple platforms. Only experienced line producers with at least five years of current experience in a mid to large television market will be considered for this position.

Key Qualifications:

A college degree in journalism or another pertinent area of study is required.

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

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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 hr@wjla.com

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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.