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Editorial Assistant, Digital Content- True Crime
Nebraska Broadcasters Association Arlington, VA

Editorial Assistant, Digital Content- True Crime

Nebraska Broadcasters Association
Arlington, VA
Expired: May 02, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time

Sinclair prides itself on being first-on-the-scene whenever there is breaking news in our local markets, and through our relentless follow-up we have often played an invaluable role in solving the unsolved. With nearly 30 years of archival content, and more offenses happening every day, we are creating a new digital destination to unite armchair detectives across the country as we dive deeper into the world of True Crime.  

To help bring our vision to life, we seek a passionate and highly motivated Editorial Assistant to work closely with the Editorial Director to scour true crime stories across the country on a daily basis. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of synthesizing information and a deep understanding of the true crime genre. They will also be knowledgeable about law enforcement, the legal system, and the breaking news cycles. We are seeking a fast-moving and responsible individual who has a sharp eye for detail and is excited to be a part of a growing group. 

If you are looking to become a part of a dynamic team of fellow true crime enthusiasts, we would love to hear from you. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Review, collate, and distribute daily crime recaps culled from station newsletters each day in advance of morning editorial meeting.  
  • Gather and share all available assets for selected stories with production teams and ensure the stories can be properly supported through news station footage. 
  • Continually track story developments and providing necessary updates to the ED and team. 
  • Provides a variety of production related support to the digital team. 
  • Works with digital team on meeting established productivity goals and deadlines. 
  • May assist with projects as directed by the other members of the digital team. 
  • Communicates proactively and escalates properly with colleagues and managers on a regular basis. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • At least three years of experience working in journalism. 
  • Strong news judgment and a knack for understanding the true crime genre and its fans. 
  • Excellent writing skills, with the ability to write cleanly, clearly and concisely. 
  • Some knowledge of social platforms. 
  • Clear and collegial communicator who can work effectively in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Consistent and responsible work ethic; a self-starter who takes the initiative to overcome obstacles and solve problems.  
  • Must be highly motivated, extremely organized, and come to the position with a digital-first mindset. 
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity and change that may come about as our team evolves over time. 
  • Late-night, early-morning, weekend, and holiday work may occur depending on the news cycle. 

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

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.


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1100 Wilson Boulevard

Arlington, VA
22209 USA


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