News Manager

WXLV-TV, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Date PostedMarch 14, 2019
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!

WXLV inGreensboro-High Point-Winston Salem?has an excellent opportunity for an experienced News Manager.?The person selected for this position will oversee news gathering and production at WXLV in Winston Salem.

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Job Responsibilities:

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  • Supervise MMJ’s
  • Develop and evaluate story ideas, with an emphasis on enterprise journalism and strong storytelling
  • Oversee local digital operations.
  • Create and post content to digital platforms.
  • Approve scripts, assist with re-writes and provide production ideas
  • Collaborate with news producers on placement of stories
  • Develop community contacts for story ideas
  • Provide regular performance reviews to MMJ’s and producers through coaching and critiquing
  • Plan for and help lead coverage of major news events
  • Work with Group News Director to ensure policies and procedures are followed

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Requirements:

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  • Excellent news judgment
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Writing and editing ability
  • Imagination and strong management skills
  • Must be able to work closely with reporters to improve story conception, execution and story-telling skills

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Experience:

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  • Previous experience in broadcast news management with direct reporter oversights preferred.
  • At least two years of television experience as a Producer, Executive Producer, Managing Editor, or News Director
  • Experience in supervising news personnel

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