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!

KRCG is seeking an experienced, hands-on News Director with strong leadership skills a deep understanding of digital and social media platforms. The ideal candidate will have the ability to build relationships inside the team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the stations' news operations, setting budgets, establishing goals and directing the staff that produces 20+ hours of local news weekly
  • 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
  • Train and grow existing and new members of the news department
  • Collaborate with other managers to develop marketing plans, station events & special projects, establish ratings goals, and effectively reach said goals
  • Work with KRCG General Manager to analyze research data in order to build a strategic approach to growing the station's news ratings
Requirements:
  • 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
  • Must have a proven track record of success in building a winning news organization
  • A journalism degree is required
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working in news management is a must
  • Strong leadership skills are required
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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Job Location New Bloomfield, Missouri, United States
Company Location HR.KRCG.Columbia-Jefferson City MO.New Bloomfield.MO
Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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