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National Online News Editor

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Arlington, VA 02-21-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The National Desk (TND) has an immediate opening for a National Online News Editor!

DUTIES:
• Edit creative videos for The National Desk digital and broadcast platforms
• Daily news aggregation from around the web and editing of wire service content
• Pitch video ideas daily based on topical news
• Ability to react to and post breaking news quickly and accurately is a core expectation of this position
• Research long-term video projects
• Monitor analytics to measure story performance
• Other editorial duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
• BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred)
• Minimum of seven (7) years of news/broadcast/online video editing experience
• Excellent writing skills and knowledge of AP style required
• Strong understanding of content usage rights management and restrictions.
• Experience with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Reddit and other social media platforms
• Must be self-motivating and able to work well with a diverse group of people
• Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines
• Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
• Ability to work under strict deadlines
• Expertise in non-linear editing and archiving platforms (AVID, Adobe, Final Cut)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Must be able to work at a computer for extended periods of time.
• Must be able to read and write (with or without corrective devices).
• Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
• Must be able to speak clearly (with or without corrective devices).
• Must be able to work overnights/nights/weekends

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk0ow8-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.