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Regional Digital Producer

Sinclair Broadcast Group

San Antonio, TX 01-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Regional Digital Producer will work with an assigned group of stations across Sinclair's broadcast network to help grow their content offering on-site, on social, and in short-form video. In addition to Sinclair's O&O digital platforms, you will be developing and producing highly sharable original content for YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok, as well new digital platforms as they evolve. The content you create will cover a wide range of topics including, but not limited to local news, crime, politics, sports, entertainment, food, travel, and internet favorites like cute kids and kittens.

In partnership with Regional Director of Digital Content, you will play an integral part in shaping and executing the social strategy and programming plans for your assigned stations , and should come to this role with an immense curiosity about the world around you, as well as visual storytelling skills to capture the attention of audiences of all ages. To succeed in this role, you must be well-versed in the language of the internet, hyperaware of social trends, and possess the ability to articulate a creative vision.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Attend daily Content Strategy Sessions, and pitch/produce original social content adjacent to the day's broadcast
• Review daily broadcasts, digital content, and raw video, and edit and reformat into engaging segments for social distribution
• Pitch, script, and edit broadcast-adjacent original social video content
• Research and scout locations and obtain permissions to shoot on-location
• Shoot/Direct/Edit field productions and in-studio content
• Work in coordination with Creative Service to develop and design social graphics that maintain brand guidelines through all video and social content
• Coordinate with national and local news teams on coverage plans
• Review social and digital analytics and translate them into actionable steps to increase engagement and content performance
• Ability to react to and post breaking news quickly and accurately is a core expectation of this position

Preferred Experience:
• BA in Film/Television/Video Production/Journalism and/or minor in Graphic Design
• Experience in news or other editorial background
• Minimum 3-5 years hands-on experience in all aspects of video production including shooting, lighting, sound recording & editing, and ability to operate all associated equipment .
• Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Premiere Rush, Photoshop, After Effects, etc), and other creative software
• A strong preference for applicants with experience in front of the camera, and a strong personality to match
• Familiarity with podcast production is also a plus.
• This position requires impeccable spelling and grammar, a deep understanding of social media trends and what works on each platform, vertical video editing skills, and the ability to capture well composed videos on a phone
• Must be highly motivated, extremely organized, and come to the position with a uniquely creative mind
• Must be comfortable with ambiguity and change that may come about as our team evolves over time
• All applications must include links to reels/websites of recent projects.
• Late-night, early-morning, weekend, and holiday work may occur depending on the news cycle

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8nby6-44-200-77-92-42 in your application.