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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Audio/Video Editor, Podcasts

Publishing and Broadcasting

Writer / Editor


Los Angeles, California, United States

Sinclair, Inc. is looking for an Audio/Video Editor for its growing podcast portfolio who will play a key role in bringing multi-channel programming around the company to life.

We’re looking for someone with a versatile production and development background with a deep passion for digital content, specifically podcasts. Candidates must have experience in conceptualizing and executing short and long form video production, editing and sound designing audio content, with an understanding of the entire production process from the start. Experience in sports content a plus.

The role requires someone who has both the creative vision and the technical know-how to take an idea and turn it into compelling and engaging content. You should be excited to take on challenges, with the ability to execute and advise on any level of the production process. Collaborating with and educating others will also be a key component.

** Please provide samples of editing work on your application **

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with cross-department teams to develop the overall look + sound of Sinclair’s growing podcast portfolio.
  • Craft the visual elements (i.e. graphics, templates, title cards) and/or execute sound design across a variety of shows.
  • Develop a process to capture both video and audio content, ensuring the highest quality standards.
  • Create a workflow to ensure production efficiency; educate both internal and external teams on best practices.
  • Engineer and record content both in-person and virtually
  • Assemble all episode clips, mix together cohesively, and master full episodes to completion.
  • Work collaboratively with the social and marketing teams to create episode cutdowns for promotion across linear, social, and other digital channels.
  • Make informed editorial decisions around content, episode length, and metadata, optimizing show for maximum audience growth.
  • Execute sponsorship elements, adhering to campaign requirements. Edit host-read and producer-read ads.
  • Upload episodes to both audio and video hosting platforms. Input metadata and schedule publishing.
  • Generate original ideas to help elevate shows, communicate with hosts and senior leaders on the team.
  • Optimize video version of podcasts for distribution across linear, FAST, and other distribution channels.
  • Assist in setting up, operating, and maintaining podcast studio space in Los Angeles.
  • Keep up with latest trends, software, and analytics to make informed editorial decisions and help drive innovative ways to create new content.

Who You Are:

  • Minimum 3+ years of high-level audio + video production experience
  • Highly skilled in both video and audio editing software (i.e. Audition, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects, Pro Tools, etc.)
  • Understanding of both in-person and remote studio setups (cameras, lighting, microphones, etc.) with an ability to both set up and troubleshoot.
  • Adept at remote recording software (i.e Riverside, Squadcast, Streamyard, etc.) and publishing platforms (Megaphone, YouTube, etc.)
  • An eye for quality content, with an understanding of what plays well across various channels.
  • Strong collaborator and team player, while also being able to take initiative and work independently.
  • Dedicated work ethic, highly dependable, passionate about multimedia production.
  • Effective communicator; ability to lead and direct teams on best practices across editing and content development.
  • Extremely well organized, maintaining archives of individual project and department assets.
  • Consistently maintain a professional demeanor; comfortability interacting with high-level talent and celebrities.
  • Ability to work efficiently against multiple deadlines, ensuring projects are moving along on time without sacrificing quality.
  • Flexibility to work nights and/or weekends, as projects call for.

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.
The base salary compensation range for this role is $65,000 to $80,000. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates’ relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave and employee stock purchase plan.