Newscast Producer

Posted On: November 14, 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 in Portland, OR has an immediate opening for a creative Newscast Producer! The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our morning newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.

Requirements and Qualifications:

• Must have at least two (2) years of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station
• Journalism degree preferred
• Ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
• Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems (i.e. iNews)
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
• Solid news judgment
• A compelling and accurate writer with excellent communication skills
• Ability to multitask and manage time effectively
• Strong leadership skills
• Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must



How to Apply

When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to: KATU-TV Attn: News Director 2153 NE Sandy Blvd Portland, OR 97232 Please, no phone calls. Contact: Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to:

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Expiration: December 14, 2018