Sinclair Broadcast Group
News Director
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Baltimore Map
Posted: 07/06/2020
Closing: 08/05/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

WBFF FOX 45 in Baltimore, Maryland is seeking an experienced, hands-on News Director with strong leadership skills and a bold style to lead one of the strongest local newsrooms in the country. Our mission is to produce impact stories with a distinctive focus on accountability reporting. 


Responsibilities include:



  • Managing the station’s news operations, setting budgets, establishing goals and directing the staff that produces 50+ hours of local news weekly

  • Responsible for initiating and managing growing 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, 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 and Qualifications:


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


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






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News Director