Assistant News Director

Date PostedDecember 11, 2017
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
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!


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s seeking an experienced, hands-on Assistant News Director with strong leadership skills and an aggressive style.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the News Director to manage the stations' news operations, and directing the staff that produces 8 hours of local news a day.
  • Responsible for helping to manage content delivery on multiple platforms
  • Review daily newscasts to ensure quality control and brand compliancy, and subsequently provide feedback to all news staff
  • Help in recruiting and hiring of news department personnel
  • Work directly with reporters to strengthen our advocacy brand, and enterprise and break stories

Requirements:

  • Must have a working knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel, and privacy laws
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple hours of daily newscasts on two stations and must have a proven track record of success in building a winning news organization
  • Journalism degree and a minimum of two years' experience in news management

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

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