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Assistant News Director at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Assistant News Director

Sinclair Broadcast Group Chattanooga, TN Full-Time



WTVC Chattanooga has an immediate opening for Assistant News Director to oversee news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. In this position, you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories and develop content for our web site. You will work closely with the other Producers, Reporters, Anchors and Digital Content Producers on daily news coverage.


 


Responsibilities and Requirements:


  • The ideal candidate must be proficient in creative writing, copy editing, enterprising stories and be committed to managing compelling newscasts

  • You must be able to multi-task and have an eye for detail

  • The ideal candidate will also work with the News Director and other managers to establish newsroom goals and work to develop and further the brand of each station's news programs

  • The Assistant News Director will work individually with members of the news team to set personal goals and evaluate their performance on a regular basis

  • Collaborate with News Directors and other station managers to create special segments

  • Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts

  • Aggressively lead breaking news and severe weather coverage

  • Work Closely with News Director to carry out news philosophy and direction

  • Help News Director focus on alerting, protecting and empowering our viewers

  • Review daily newscasts to ensure quality control and brand compliancy

  • Handle scheduling of news staff

  • Oversee Special projects

  • Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts

  • Assist in the on-going evaluation of personnel

  • Help with recruiting and hiring for news department personnel

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred



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




About Us


 


Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!


 


About the Team


 


The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Recommended Skills

  • Attention To Detail
  • Copy Editing
  • Creative Writing
  • Enterprising
  • Hardworking And Dedicated
  • Multitasking
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