News Director (12388) job Portland Maine
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News Director (12388) Job



Employer Name: SpiderID: 8342207
Location: Portland, Maine Date Posted: 1/17/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Newspaper/Magazine
Job Code: 12388

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 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!



WGME CBS13 / WPFO FOX 23, in Portland, Maine, is a trusted brand providing Maine families with local news, weather, sports, entertainment, and social media content. We help grow the most talented people in opportunity to work with a television. You have the team filled with spirit, passion and imagination. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, innovative and hands-on News Director with strong leadership skills and a focus on digital content.



Responsibilities include:



  • Managing the stations' news operations, setting budgets, establishing goals and directing the staff that produces 30+ 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 compliance, 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:



  • 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

  • Journalism degree and a minimum of five years' experience in news management with noted leadership skills is required

  • Strong leadership skills are required

  • Experience with unions preferred



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



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