Let's Talk Live Producer
 
Employer: WJLA Job Posted: 1/25/2020
Location: Arlington, VA Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

Tracking Code
15056

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!

ABC7/WJLA-TV (ranked in the 7th largest market in the country) is seeking a full-time Producer for our weekday lifestyle program, Let’s Talk Live. The ideal candidate will be responsible for producing topical and entertaining content along with sales-driven segments for this exciting opportunity. The candidate should have a passion for news and entertainment information. Come and be part of a fantastic team and bring local community focused, engaging, fun, uplifting and fresh content to our large viewing area!

Responsibilities:

• Create and write daily show & segments
• Plan/book and schedule content for show
• Work alongside of sales – marketing associates to line up guest segments
• Drive Social Engagement through Social Media Profiles
• Back-up line producing of newscasts
• Ability to work weekends, overnight shifts and some holidays
• Assist with other newsroom duties as assigned

Skills:

• Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
• Four-year degree in journalism or communications preferred and a minimum of 2 years related experience
• Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives
• Great people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating our hosts and guests
• Ability to generate show segments/topics
• Ability to book guests and coordinate segment details
• Must be already a Social Influencer with strong social media presence; Facebook, Instagram, etc.
• Must have strong organizational skills
• Must be good under pressure and able to manage multiple tasks

Experience:

• News Producing experience required
• Journalism or Communication degree
• Social Media Influencer required
• Non-Linear editing and INews experience preferred



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