Bureau Multimedia Journalist / Reporter - WJAC-TV

Bureau Multimedia Journalist / Reporter - WJAC-TV

WJAC-TV has an exciting opportunity for a Bureau Multimedia Journalist/Reporter. Your responsibilities, in this role, will include reporting, shooting, and editing news stories. In addition, you will be responsible for enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:

Closing Date:





This position is located in one of our bureaus and will require a person who is skilled at making deadlines, troubleshooting work-related challenges, and communicating with the main newsroom. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television. 

Skills and Requirements:

·         Shooting with digital HD cameras

·         Strong writing skills for broadcast, web, and social platforms

·         Strong communications skills with both sources and newsroom staff

·         A flexible schedule

·         Knowledge in using latest social media tools, such as Facebook Live

·         High quality on-air presence

·         Flexibility in changing stories at any moment

·         Sharp news judgment

·         Excellent technical skills

·         The ability to work well independently

·         Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record


Required Experience:

·         A minimum of 1 year reporting experience or college related experience is required

·         Experience editing on non-linear systems (experience with Avid is a plus)

·         Experience with live shots is required

·         Experience with Live-U is a plus


While applying online, please include a web link of your recent work. If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non returnable DVD to:

WJAC-TV Attn: News Director 49 Old Hickory Lane Johnstown, PA 15905

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

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