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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

State-Wide Political Reporter

Publishing and Broadcasting

Reporter, Closed Microphone


Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

WWMT has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) who would be our statewide political reporter. This person would be based in Lansing, our state capitol, and produce daily statewide content for our three Sinclair stations in Michigan. The ideal candidate is someone who can enterprise story ideas, and is a political news junkie who isn't afraid to ask tough questions. Your responsibilities as a MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social media, in addition to broadcast.

Skills and Experience:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • Must be able to develop contacts at the legislature and other local/state agencies
  • Ability to tell an NPPA style story
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years reporting experience is required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related field preferred
  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

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