Sinclair Broadcast Group Sports Writer/Producer in Reno, Nevada

Sports Writer/Producer

Tracking Code

11165

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!

KRNV in Reno, NV has an exciting opportunity for a Sports Beat Writer/Producer! Your responsibilities as a Sports Beat Writer/Producer will include sports reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. A minimum of 5+ years reporting experience is required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Seek out and post relevant information (words, images and/or video) in an accurate and timely manner; including material from daily news and sports programs as well as breaking news

  • Work to update the web daily

  • Engage audience through effective use of social media (Facebook, Twitter) for both news gathering purposes and interaction. This includes uploading material (words, stills and/or video) from the field or TV station

  • Engage and help grow audience through effective use of the station's mobile news platform, including sending breaking news to mobile devices

  • Find unique elements and ways to incorporate the web, social networking and mobile video

  • Serve as guest host and commentator on a daily sports talk show that appears on TV, radio and online; work together with the Director of Digital Content and the other news managers in determining digital coverage

  • Actively participate in daily and long-range planning for digital platforms

  • Have knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel and privacy law and solid journalistic decision making skills

  • Seeks out new and different ways to add digital content

Experience and Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Communications, Journalism, English or other related field

  • 5+ years of writing experience

  • Working knowledge of AP and online style

  • Ability to generate followers on social media

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

Job Location

Reno, Nevada, United States

Company Location

HR.KRNV.Reno.Reno.NV

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular