• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Washington,DC

Sinclair Broadcast Group

DESCRIPTION

WJLA-TV, in Washington, DC, seeks an enterprising and aggressive Special Content Producer.


JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS

WJLA-TV, in Washington, DC, seeks an enterprising and aggressive Special Content Producer. This is an opportunity to join the award winning WJLA ABC 7 & 24/7 Team producing ‘data-driven journalism’ for all of our platforms with an eye on digital storytelling.  This position will work closely with our 7 On Your Side consumer/investigative unit. We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of how to visualize stories. Dynamic storytelling skills are a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and develop graphics and visual effects to illustrate news stories
  • Participate in our daily editorial conversations to pitch ideas of how to build break-out segments using graphics and animations
  • Help conceptualize, plan and execute  “7 On Your Side” and major coverage content elements
  • Work closely with reporters and producers on creating visual “extras” for all of our platforms
  • Work alongside photojournalists to blend, video/photos and graphic elements to tell stories
  • Must be able to edit visual elements and incorporate sound
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure and have a eye for details

Requirements:

  • 3 years experience working with Adobe Creative Suite with an emphasis on After Effects
  • Illustration or animation skills required, a willingness to learn new programs including Kinetic Typography and mapping software like Google Earth Studio 
  • A journalism degree is preferred – it is critical to have solid news judgement and an understanding of journalism ethics
  • Must be a strong storyteller with the ability to make the complicated understandable
  • Must be able to use all available tools to enhance visual storytelling
  • Must have a keen eye for color schemes, font choices and layout to maximize opportunities to showcase content

While applying online, 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!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.


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Sinclair Broadcast Group

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