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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

National News Photographer/Editor – DC Bureau

Publishing and Broadcasting

News Anchor


Washington, Washington DC, United States

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s DC Bureau has an opening for a News Photographer/Editor. We are looking for a creative visual storyteller who can capture video images for use on multiple platforms that involve issues affecting the entire nation. We seek someone who can see beyond the lens to bring back compelling stories. This storyteller will also be doing live shots for multiple stations that are part of Sinclair Broadcast Group nationwide.

You should have two (2) years of ENG experience with a network affiliate TV news organization. We need a photographer who has exceptional video editing skills. You will cover day to day general, in-depth, features and investigative assignments, especially issues involving Congress. We are shooting full HD on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic and have a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Editing and shooting general assignment stories, multiple lives shots, and natural sound packages
  • Shooting and editing day-to-day general assignment stories, in-depth features and investigative assignments, especially issues involving Congress, as well as shooting live shots
  • Exceptional video editing skills on non-linear edit systems and basic graphics skills

Required Skills:

  • Two (2) years' ENG experience with a network affiliate TV news organization
  • Aggressive team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines
  • Impeccable video editing skills (experience editing on Adobe Premier Pro is a plus)
  • Photographer who shoots live shots for multiple stations nationwide
  • Has studio and field lighting experience
  • Able to work some nights and weekends
  • The ability to travel
  • Possesses trouble shooting and problem solving skills
  • Excellent transmission experience (fiber, LiveU, sat truck)
  • Basic graphics skills (Adobe After Effects experience a plus)
  • Superior audio skills
  • Hold a valid driver’s license and be able to operate ENG news vehicles
  • At least two years of shooting experience, and technical knowledge of editing and video equipment
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis

Please include a recent web link of your work while completing the online application.

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.