Assistant News Director

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!

KRNV/KRXI in Reno, NV has an immediate opening for an Assistant News Director! The successful candidate will assist the news director in managing the news department and setting the vision for future growth. We are looking for a leader who is passionate about the future of journalism, has a desire to pursue excellence, and is relentless in their execution to win the big story every day on every platform. A strong background in producing newscasts, copy editing and implementing digital strategies is critical in order to succeed in this role.

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for assigned newscasts, including evaluating stories, organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast, and overseeing writing, production, and timing of broadcast
  • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives
  • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices
  • Write, produce and edit material for a newscast that appeals to targeted audiences
Requirement and Qualifications :
  • At least 5+ years' experience in television or radio broadcast/production, experience in a management position required
  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Job Location Reno, Nevada, United States
Company Location HR.KRNV.Reno.Reno.NV
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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