General Assignment Reporter

Asheville, NC
Posted: 2017-10-27


WLOS, in beautiful Asheville, NC (market 38), has an exciting opportunity for a full time Reporter. We are looking for a strong writer, someone with sharp wit and the ability to work well with others. Were also looking for someone who is a self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis.

Sinclair has an exciting career opportunity that has opened in the News Department for a Reporter. 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. 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!


We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive reporter who can think and perform outside the box. The 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. The winning candidate will be able to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling.

  • Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
  • Strong writing and copy editing skills are a must
  • 3-5 years of experience as a reporter in a commercial television station 
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • Should have considerable live shot experience 
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Previous experience working in a team environment is a must


In addition, you will need a degree in Broadcast Journalism, at least 3 years of reporting experience, strong writing skills, and the ability to develop stories. You should be able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure. Experience with multi-media platforms, including mobile, web and social networking is a definite asset. You should have excellent live skills and the ability to impact your audience by showing authority, enthusiasm, credibility and confidence. We are looking for an active participant.


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