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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

National Online News Editor

Publishing and Broadcasting

News Anchor


Arlington, Virginia, United States

The National Desk (TND) has an immediate opening for a National Online News Editor!


  • Edit creative videos for The National Desk digital and broadcast platforms
  • Daily news aggregation from around the web and editing of wire service content
  • Pitch video ideas daily based on topical news
  • Ability to react to and post breaking news quickly and accurately is a core expectation of this position
  • Research long-term video projects
  • Monitor analytics to measure story performance
  • Other editorial duties as assigned


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred)
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of news/broadcast/online video editing experience
  • Excellent writing skills and knowledge of AP style required
  • Strong understanding of content usage rights management and restrictions.
  • Experience with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Reddit and other social media platforms
  • Must be self-motivating and able to work well with a diverse group of people
  • Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines
  • Expertise in non-linear editing and archiving platforms (AVID, Adobe, Final Cut)


  • Must be able to work at a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to read and write (with or without corrective devices).
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to speak clearly (with or without corrective devices).
  • Must be able to work overnights/nights/weekends

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.