Full Time Job

General Assignment Reporter


Columbus, OH 04-17-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WSYX/WTTE is looking for an aggressive, creative General Assignment Reporter to help us continue our ratings dominance. We are looking for a self-motivated, highly energetic, team player who can think and perform outside the box. The perfect candidate should be able to develop unique story ideas, have sound writing skills, a great work ethic and a positive can-do attitude. The journalist selected to join our team will also have excellent skills in live reporting and thrive in high pressure, breaking news situations.

No day will look the same as a Reporter, however, the main responsibilities of the role will include:
• Create and write meaningful stories for station's newscast that can be used across multiple platforms
• Provide news on-air as directed from the news management team
• Engage with local community members
• Review material for fairness, accuracy, and balance
• Work closely with all members of the news team, which would include Producers, Editors, Anchors, News Directors etc..

Additionally, this person should have a…
• Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
• Excel in storytelling across multiple platforms
• Strong writing and copy-editing skills are a must
• 2 years of experience as a Reporter
• Must be able to work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9nx24-44-200-112-172-42 in your application.