Full Time Job

Special Projects Producer

KABB

San Antonio, TX 06-16-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
KABB/WOAI is seeking a Special Projects Producer. The right person will produce stories for our Investigative units. We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, research and write with an edge, using strong storytelling and TV production to make powerful and memorable stories. Knowledge of the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) process, computer-assisted reporting, and data-driven reporting is required along with familiarity of legal issues related to investigative television news reporting. Strong writing skills and knowledge of current events is essential. Dynamic storytelling skills are a must. Shooting and editing experience are a plus.

Responsibilities:
• Develop and maintain contacts and sources in the community to enterprise story ideas
• Identify and pitch investigative angles on big daily news stories
• Work closely with Reporters and Executive Producer to refine investigative pitches and story scripts
• Write online versions of investigative reports and work with Digital Producers on ''web extra'' content for each investigation
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements:
• Investigative producing experience preferred
• Must be a strong storyteller with the ability to make the complicated understandable
• Must be able to use all available tools to enhance stories, from graphics to social media
• Should be able to generate story ideas and determine the legitimacy of viewer tips
• Strong writer, storyteller. Must be naturally inquisitive with an interest in holding government officials accountable

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred
• Be able to work a varied schedule including weekends and holidays

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5wy10-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.