Full Time Job

News Manager

WXLV

Winston-Salem, NC 08-29-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WXLV in Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem has an excellent opportunity for an experienced News Manager. The person selected for this position will oversee news gathering and production at WXLV in Winston Salem.

Job Responsibilities:
• Supervise MMJ's
• Develop and evaluate story ideas, with an emphasis on enterprise journalism and strong storytelling
• Oversee local digital operations.
• Create and post content to digital platforms.
• Approve scripts, assist with re-writes and provide production ideas
• Collaborate with news producers on placement of stories
• Develop community contacts for story ideas
• Provide regular performance reviews to MMJ's and producers through coaching and critiquing
• Plan for and help lead coverage of major news events
• Work with Group News Director to ensure policies and procedures are followed

Requirements:
• Excellent news judgment
• Interpersonal skills
• Writing and editing ability
• Imagination and strong management skills
• Must be able to work closely with reporters to improve story conception, execution and story-telling skills

Experience:
• Previous experience in broadcast news management with direct reporter oversights preferred.
• At least two years of television experience as a Producer, Executive Producer, Managing Editor, or News Director
• Experience in supervising news personnel

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

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