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News Assignment/Digital Editor (10541) Job

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. - Cranston, RI

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 to ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or 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!

WJAR NBC 10

, southern New England's news leader, has an immediate opening for a full-time News Assignment/Digital Editor. The ideal candidate will be someone who lives and breathes breaking news and digital media. In this role, you will be responsible for assigning crews to gather day-to-day digital news content, preparing story items for presentation on NBC 10 and TurnTo10.com, and assist in the efficient operation of the assignment desk.

The successful candidate will manage all aspects of daily news coverage including, but not limited to:

Solid news judgment and the ability to write fast, accurate, and mistake-free copy

Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment

Basic knowledge of digital platforms

Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities

Fill-in for Assignment Editor or Digital Editors as needed

Operate teleprompter as needed

Other duties as assigned

Required skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:

A bachelor's degree, preferably in journalism, media, or a related area

Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy

Strong leadership and communication skills

A positive, helpful, can-do attitude

Basic computer knowledge and word processing skills

Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, and emerging social media

General knowledge and interest in local, national, and world news

Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

This position is full-time and will require working a flexible schedule that includes nights, weekends, and holidays.

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

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News Assignment/Digital Editor (10541) Job Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. - Cranston, RI, United States

   

Location: Cranston, RI

Company Profile:
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.