News Video Operations Manager
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

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!

WSYX/WTTE, in Columbus, Ohio, has an exciting opportunity for a full-time News Video Operations Manager to lead our staff of TV News Videographers and Editors.

We are looking for a motivated and decisive leader who can inspire excellence from our team of news videographers and editors. Our Operations Manager will hire, train, lead, and coach a team of creative videographers and editors. This position also oversees a large fleet of news cars and ENG live trucks maintaining and coordination maintenance with area repair shops. Along with daily news operations, the News Video Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the technical set ups of special projects such as Town Halls and remote newscasts. 

Job Requirements: 

  • Knowledge and experience with television news storytelling and technical knowledge of ENG vehicles
  • Strong editing skills
  • The ability to work with reporters and Multimedia Journalists on storytelling and writing
  • Must have 2-5 years of management experience
  • At least 3-5 years of experience as a TV news videographer crafting highly creative news stories
  • Must be professional, organized, and highly motivated news manager to succeed in this important leadership role
  • A solid understanding of technical operations and news gathering workflows is critical to the success of this position
  • Must be a forward thinking leader that explores new technologies and how they can be used to push the news operation forward
  • Make recommendations to company leadership for operational and capital budget planning
  • Must be able purchase the right gear that will keep the news operation competitive and operating at the best national standards
  • Must be able to provide project management, from vision casting to implementation of ideas

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have and maintain a good driving record and a valid driver's license at all times

While completing the online application, please include a web link to videos that demonstrate your ability to tell a well-crafted news story. 

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

Job Snapshot

About Us

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! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's 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. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…