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ARLINGTON – Assignment Desk Coordinator Editor Position Available – Application due June 4th

Job Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!


WJLA-TV is seeking an aggressive, energetic, and creative full-time Assignment Desk Coordinator. This position is full-time and will require working a flexible schedule that includes weekends and nights and holidays.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


Gathering news affecting the community

Preparing story items for presentation in the newscasts

Assisting in the efficient operation of the assignment desk


Required skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:


Minimum of twp years of assignment desk experience

Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy

Ability to communicate effectively

Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills

General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news

Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

A Bachelor’s degree with a major in journalism is also preferred

Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter and emerging social media


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

Job Location

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Application Deadline

June 4, 2016