News and Sportscast Reporter

Posted On: December 26, 2018
Station/Company: KATU Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location: Portland, Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

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. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair 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!
KATU-TV is looking for a take-charge News Reporter and weekend Sportscast Anchor.


We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive reporter who can think and perform outside the box. The ideal candidate should be able to develop story ideas and gather information for newscasts, have sound writing skills, a great work ethic, and a can-do attitude. The best person for this job will have excellent live shot skills and thrives on breaking stories. This is a hybrid role with the primary function being general assignment reporting, and the secondary function reporting, anchoring, and producing the weekend sportscast.

• Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
• Exceptional live reporting skills and investigative experience
• Experience reporting, anchoring, and producing a sportscast
• Strong writing and copy editing skills are a must
• At least 4 years of experience as a reporter
• Must be able to work well under deadline pressure

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
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Expiration: January 26, 2019