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News Director

Company name
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Miamisburg, OH, United States

Employment Type

Journalism, Manager, Media, Entertainment, Tv

Posted on
May 26, 2020

Valid Through
Sep 08, 2020

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WKEF/WRGT in Dayton, Ohio is seeking an experienced, hands-on News Director with strong leadership skills and a bold style to lead one of the strongest local newsrooms in the country. Our mission is to produce impact stories with a distinctive focus on accountability reporting.

Responsibilities include:

Managing the station’s news operations, setting budgets, establishing goals and directing the staff that produces 50 hours of local news weekly

Responsible for initiating and managing growing 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, brand compliance, 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

Requirements and Qualifications:

Must have a working knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel, and privacy laws

Will bring strong fiscal experience for both operational and capital expenditures

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 five years experience in news management with noted leadership skills is required

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

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