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Sinclair Broadcast Group General Assignment Reporter in Arlington, Virginia

WJLA is looking for a take-charge General Assignment Reporter to help us continue to grow and empower our audiences! We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive reporter who can think and perform outside the box. The ideal candidate should be able to develop story ideas and gather information for newscasts, have sound writing skills, a great work ethic, and a can-do attitude. The best person for this job will have excellent live shot skills and thrives on breaking stories

No day will look the same as a Reporter, however, the main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Create, write and edit meaningful stories for station’s newscast that can be used across multiple platforms
  • Provide news on-air as directed from the news management team
  • Engaging with local community members
  • Reviewing material for fairness, accuracy, and balance
  • Work closely with all members of the news team, which would include Producers, Editors, Anchors, News Directors etc..

Additionally, this person should have a…

  • Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
  • Excel in storytelling across multiple platforms
  • Strong writing and copy-editing skills are a must
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Reporter
  • Must be able to work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines

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

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