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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Weekend Assignment Editor/Associate Producer (Part-time)

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 in Providence, RI

has a part-time opening for an energetic and aggressive Weekend Assignment Editor/Associate Producer to join our News department. We are looking for an independent, creative candidate who can enterprise, multitask multiple responsibilities at once and understand/execute the job at hand. The successful candidate will be expected to work nights and weekends, and will manage all aspects of daily news coverage including but not limited to:

Assign and track news crews

Identify and develop daily content

Develop and maintain contacts and sources to enterprise story ideas

Listen for and respond to breaking news

Produce content for multiple platforms

Compelling and accurate writing

Fill in for Assignment Editor or News Producers as needed


Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Journalism, Broadcasting or related area. Actual experience may be substituted for certain educational requirements.

Strong writing and news judgment skills

Ability to work well in a fast paced environment

Non-linear video editing is a plus as is control room experience

A keen ear for scanner traffic and ability to break crews as news happens

Web/Social Media producing experience is required as well as excellent communication and time management skills

While completing the online application, please include a recent web link of your work.

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

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Cranston, Rhode Island, United States

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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.


Weekend Assignment Editor/Associate Producer (Part-time) 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.