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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

News Topical Producer

Publishing and Broadcasting



Charleston, South Carolina, United States

WCIV is seeking a News Topical Producer. The person will be responsible for conceptualizing, creating, shooting and editing cutting edge promotions for our station. Live production experience is a plus.

Although every day will not look the same, here are some of the main day to day responsibilities of our News Topical Producer:

  • Work with news department to create daily opens for the Newscasts.
  • Write, shoot, and edit daily topicals.
  • Work with Creative Services Director to create weekly or bi-weekly proof of brand promos.
  • Occasionally assist on Lowcountry Live or other client projects.
  • Help with special projects as needed.

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

  • Non-linear editing experience using Adobe Premier
  • Extensive shooting and scripting of both short and long form spots
  • Ability to write, shoot and edit content that tells a compelling story
  • A strong understanding of fundamental design, sense of color, typography and composition
  • Advanced knowledge of the post-production process, including media management and encoding video to various formats
  • Ability to maintain a variety of projects and work with varying production styles while employing strong client service skills
  • Advanced knowledge of High-definition (HD) cameras and videography, motion graphics and creative lighting techniques
  • Ability to maintain digital assets, archives and edit systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills to navigate internal and external client relationships
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to routinely lift, carry and move equipment in excess of 40 lbs
  • Live, multi-camera production and microwave truck experience preferred
  • A college degree is preferred

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