Group News Director

Sinclair Broadcast Group
Cockeysville, MD
Nov 25, 2021
Nov 27, 2021
Full Time
Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team! The Group News Director is a significant member of our corporate news team, focusing his or her efforts on the growth and development of our news producing stations. Duties for this position include: Develop and employ strategies for audience and revenue growth on all platforms to assigned news operations. Provide detailed feedback on newscast quality, digital and social engagement and employee best practices for assigned stations. Assist in the hiring and professional development of news managers and main line talent for assigned stations. Take the lead on planning and coordination of coverage on all platforms among assigned stations and others entities within the SBG station group. Producing and analyzing audience and market research concerning assigned local television DMAs. Participate in daily editorial planning calls, with a thorough understanding of the market dynamics of individual assigned DMAs. The best-qualified candidates will have a keen understanding of the changing dynamics of our industry. A four year degree, and leadership experience as a News Director or in corporate news management is required. Must be able to travel routinely to assigned television stations as required. Candidates must apply online to be considered. Apply below or at No phone calls, please. **INTERNAL APPLICANTS AT A SINCLAIR STATION SHOULD SEE THEIR LOCAL HR CONTACT TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. ** 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? Lets talk.