Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!
KGAN/KFXA has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Assistant News Director, Executive Producer and Director on the newscast and its content. You will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.
Possess solid news judgment
Be a compelling and accurate writer
Be able to multitask and manage their time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
Must have strong leadership and communication skills
Possess the ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must
Proficiency with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews
Must have at least one year of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station
Journalism degree preferred
When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to:
KGAN-TVAttn: News Director600 Old Marion Rd. NECedar Rapids, IA 52402 Please, no phone calls.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
HR.KGAN.Cedar Rapids.Cedar Rapids.IA
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 87 television stations in 47 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 27.1% of US television households and includes FOX, ABC, MyTV, CW, CBS, NBC, MTN and Azteca affiliates. Sinclair, either directly or through its Ventures subsidiary, makes equity investments in strategic companies. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the Nasdaq Exchange under the ticker symbol SBGI.