Assistant News Director

Sinclair Broadcast Group

KRCG-TV

KRCG is seeking an experienced, hands-on Assistant News Director with strong leadership skills and a bold style to lead a strong local newsroom in the heart of Missouri. Our mission is to produce impact stories with a distinctive focus on accountability reporting.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced, energetic and hands-on news leader with strong writing skills and a willingness to dig deep and push their team to tell more impactful stories.

Responsibilities include:
• Assist managing the stations’ daily news operations, helping to train and manage a team of about 30 people to execute established goals
• 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 compliance, and subsequently provide feedback to all news staff
• Assisting with 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:
• Must have a working knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel, and privacy laws
• 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
• Journalism degree and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in news management with noted leadership is required
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

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 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!

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: 100% company-paid life and disability, 401K match, employee stock plan, education reimbursement, and the ability to design your own comprehensive benefit package to suit you and your family’s every need. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

 

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