On-Air Promotions Manager

WSYX-TV, Columbus, Ohio

Date PostedNovember 22, 2017
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

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!

WSYX has an immediate opening for an On-Air Promotions Manager. The ideal candidate for this position must be able to write, shoot, and edit promos while managing deadlines. At least two years of promotion experience is required, as well as proficiency with Avid and Photoshop programs. Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills are a must. Basic professional shooting skills and experience in news promotion are a plus, along with advanced skills in After Effects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Producing daily syndicated and news topical promos
  • Filling traffic logs with promotion inventory
  • Assisting with station sponsored events
  • Assist the Creative Services Director in creating and managing all facets of station promotion and production, including on-air, online, social media, events and station promotion events.
  • Attend news meetings and work closely with the News and Promotion departments to develop a daily on-air marketing plan.
  • Understanding the importance of web and social media presence and be able to coordinate promotional activities on these platforms
  • Write, produce, shoot, and edit daily news Image and topical promos for newscasts.
  • Produce image and brand building campaigns, investigative, sweeps series promos, POPs and other news marketing assets as needed
  • Schedule, shoot, and direct on-air talent
  • Produce off-air sales and marketing videos as needed
  • Produce news promos for social media and online advertising
  • Assist with occasional station promotional events and able to work evenings nightly and on rare occasions weekends and holidays
  • Other promotion responsibilities as assigned


  • A passion for marketing and promotions
  • Create effective, cutting edge highly creative marketing campaigns
  • Continuously be a student of the current creative content trends and turn those concepts into compelling on-air and digital campaigns
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of experience in on-air news promotion or commercial production is required
  • A four college degree is preferred
  • Ability to write compelling promotional copy that sells
  • Work efficiently under daily pressure of deadlines and still turn out compelling and marketing messages consistently
  • Extensive post-production editing experience with the ability to tease a story in an enticing and accurate manner
  • A strong understanding of fundamental design, sense of color, typography and composition – experience with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator strongly preferred
  • Ability to maintain a variety of projects and work with varying production styles while employing strong television marketing skills
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to routinely lift, carry and move equipment in excess of 50 lbs.

If you have the required experience and skills, we want to hear from you! When applying online, please include your salary requirements and a link to your latest work. Work examples should showcase strong editing and writing skills.

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