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Breaking News Reporter

at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Posted: 4/2/2019
Job Reference #: 11709
Categories: Other/General

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Tracking Code
12324
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 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!

KFOX14-TV, in El Paso, Texas, has a great opportunity for a Breaking News Reporter for our four hour morning newscast. You will deliver breaking news on both a national and local level from our "News Now Desk." This position requires a high-level of multitasking. 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.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Gathering news affecting the community
  • Preparing story items for presentation in the newscasts
  • Anchoring multiple live reports from the News Now Desk during AM News

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

  • A minimum of two (2) years of anchor/reporter experience at a commercial television station is required
  • Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy
  • The ability to communicate effectively
  • Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills
  • General knowledge and interest in local, national, and world news
  • The ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, and emerging social media

Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a major in journalism is preferred

This position is full-time and will require working a flexible schedule that may include holidays.

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:

KFOX
Attn: News Director
200 S. Alto Mesa
El Paso, TX 79912

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

Job Location
El Paso, Texas, United States
Company Location
HR.KDBC.El Paso.El Paso.TX
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular