News Manager

Date PostedJanuary 29, 2018
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!

WTGS Fox 28 is seeking an hands-on News Manager with strong leadership skills. The news manager will handle the day-to-day operations of the Savannah newsroom, including managing staff, assignment editing, and web producing. The WTGS news team consists of a news manager, four MMJs and a meteorologist. The 10pm newscast is produced, anchored and directed in Myrtle Beach by WPDE ABC 15. The news manager in Savannah will work closely with the WPDE News Director to plan day-to-day and long-term coverage as well as establish goals for the WTGS team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for initiating and managing content delivery on multiple platforms
  • Work closely with local and corporate management to establish News content, philosophy and direction
  • Review daily newscasts to ensure quality control and brand compliancy, and subsequently provide feedback to all news staff
  • Recruiting, hiring and negotiating contracts for news department personnel
  • Collaborate with other managers to develop marketing plans, establish ratings goals, and effectively reach said goals

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