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Employer: Sinclair Broadcast Group Job Posted: 8/4/2019
Location: Redding, CA Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

Tracking Code
13372

Job 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 to 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!

KRCR-TV, in Redding, California, is seeking an experienced, hands-on News Director with strong leadership skills and a bold style.

Responsibilities include:

• Managing the stations' news operations, setting budgets, establishing goals and directing the staff that produces 26+ 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
• Collaborate with other managers to develop marketing plans, establish ratings goals, and effectively reach said goals

Requirements and Qualifications:

• At least five (5) years experience in news management with noted leadership skills is required
• A 4-year degree, preferably in Journalism or Communications, is required
• 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



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