News Director | BAVC

News Director

SGBI, Inc.

5111 E. McKinley Ave, Fresno, CA

Full-time
Remote
Deadline: 
March 31

KMPH/KFRE 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 

-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

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