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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Capitol Hill Journalist / Photographer

Publishing and Broadcasting



Arlington, Virginia, United States

Sinclair’s DC Bureau is looking for a political junkie with video skills to be a key part of our Capitol Hill coverage. You should be well-versed in US politics, knowledgeable about who the key players are in Congress and how Congress works, and have experience shooting and editing video. The ideal candidate will be someone who lives and breathes politics, isn’t afraid to ask lawmakers tough questions and will doggedly roam the halls of the Capitol to help make the DC Bureau’s coverage shine. This is not an on-air position.

Skills and Experience:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • Working knowledge of Congress and its players
  • Videography and digital video editing skills
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong list of Capitol Hill contacts or ability to develop contacts quickly
  • Ability to multitask and manage time
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem-solving abilities are a must
  • Proficient on portable, broadcast-quality video cameras
  • Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid, Adobe, Final Cut)
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field preferred
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.