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!


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is seeking an experienced, hands-on Assistant News Director. We are looking for someone with strong leadership skills, excellent coaching skills, a passion for winning the big story, and an overall winning attitude. We are looking for an experienced manager who can work with a group of journalists on our day to day coverage in a hands-on working environment, as well as work with our producers to showcase great content.

Responsibilities include:

  • Strong leadership and writing skills
  • Excellent news judgment
  • The ability to coach and motivate producers and reporters
  • Strategic planning and time management skills are a must
  • Must have a working knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel, and privacy laws
  • Possess strong fiscal experience
  • Must have a proven track records of success in building/ contributing a winning newscast and/or operation
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple hours of daily newscasts
  • Must have a strong understanding of emerging media and experience building content across all platforms
Requirements:
  • Must have a working knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel, and privacy laws
  • At least two years of television management experience is required
  • Journalism degree and a minimum of five years' experience in a news management role
  • A flexible schedule is required
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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Job Location Macon, Georgia, United States
Company Location HR.WGXA.Macon.Macon.GA
Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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