Sinclair Broadcast Group Weekend Assignment Editor/Associate Producer (Part-time) in Cranston, Rhode Island

Weekend Assignment Editor/Associate Producer (Part-time)

Tracking Code

10405

Job Description

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 part-time News Assignment Editor/Associate Producer. 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 News Producers as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

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

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Journalism, Media, or related area

  • Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • A positive, helpful, can-do attitude

  • Basic computer knowledge/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 part-time and will require working a flexible schedule that includes nights and holidays.

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

Job Location

Cranston, Rhode Island, United States

Company Location

HR.WJAR.Providence.Cranston.RI

Position Type

Part-Time