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Investigative Producer

Company name
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Location
Baltimore, MD, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Entertainment, Media, Tv

Posted on
May 30,2019

Valid Through
Sep 12,2019

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Investigative Producer

Tracking Code

13352

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. 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!

WBFF Fox45, in Baltimore, Maryland, seeks an enterprising and aggressive Investigative Producer to join our team. We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, research it, write it with an edge and use strong storytelling and TV production to make it powerful and memorable. Knowledge of the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) process, computer-assisted reporting, and data-driven reporting is required along with familiarity of legal issues related to investigative television news reporting. Strong writing skills and knowledge of current events is essential. Dynamic storytelling skills are a must.

Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain contacts and sources in the community to enterprise story ideas

Identify and pitch investigative angles on big daily news stories

Work closely with Producer and Executive Producer to refine investigative pitches and story scripts

Write online versions of investigative reports and work with Digital Producers on web extra content for each investigation

Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

A minimum of 3 years of investigative producing experience is preferred

History of award-winning investigative journalism is preferred

Must be a strong storyteller with the ability to make the complicated understandable

Must be able to use all available tools to enhance stories, from graphics to social media

Should be able to generate story ideas and determine the legitimacy of viewer tips

Strong writer and storyteller

Must be naturally inquisitive with an interest in holding government officials accountable

While applying online, please include a recent web link of your work; if you do not have an online reel, please mail a non-returnable DVD to the station at: WBFF, Attn: News Director, 2000 W. 41st Street, Baltimore, MD 21211.

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

Job Location

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Company Location

HR.WBFF/WNUV.Baltimore.Baltimore.MD

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Company info

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Website : http://www.sbgi.net

Company Profile
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 87 television stations in 47 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 27.1% of US television households and includes FOX, ABC, MyTV, CW, CBS, NBC, MTN and Azteca affiliates. Sinclair, either directly or through its Ventures subsidiary, makes equity investments in strategic companies. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the Nasdaq Exchange under the ticker symbol SBGI.

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