News Operations Manager

Station/Company: KATU TV
Location: Portland Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

News Operations Manager
Our team has an exciting opportunity for a News Operations Manager. We are looking for a leader who knows how to tell GREAT stories with video and sound and will inspire excellence from our staff. Our news operations manager will manage, evaluate, support, and train our team of Ignite Directors, Photographers and Editors. In addition to daily news gathering, the news operations manager serves as our chief photographer. This employee is also responsible for recruiting top talent and ensuring vehicle and equipment maintenance is being performed regularly.

KATU/KUNP has an exciting opportunity for a full-time News Operations Manager to lead our staff of Ignite Directors, Photographers, Multimedia Journalists (MMJs) and editors. We are looking for a leader who knows how to tell great stories with video and sound, and can inspire excellence from the staff. Our news operations leader manages, evaluates, and develops a team of photographers, editors, and MMJs. Along with daily news gathering, the news operations manager is responsible for recruiting and training staff photographers and editors, and ensuring vehicle and equipment maintenance is being performed regularly. The manager also oversees video transfer operations in the newsroom and supports the news process with technical expertise and works on the news management team to help plan and execute news strategy for daily newscasts and news special projects.
Candidate must be able to perform the following:
• Provide constructive feedback on shooting and editing of videographer, editing, and directing staff.
• Train staff on ENG truck and Live U operation
• Assist News Director with hiring and scheduling of staff
• Maintain Avid system
• Oversee equipment and vehicle maintenance
• Must have at least three (3) years of television news photography and non-linear editing experience
• Must also be professional, organized, and highly motivated
• Knowledge and experience with television news photography is required
• Technical knowledge of SAT vehicles, LIVE U, and AVID editing is a must
• The ability to work with reporters, editors, directors, and multimedia journalists, as well as independently be able to gather and meet news deadlines is required
• Knowledge of video transfer systems is preferred
• Curiosity about finding and using emerging technologies for shooting and editing is highly desired
Previous experience as a News Operations or Chief Photographer manager will enhance your application.
While completing the online application, please include a recent web link of your work.
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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. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our 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!
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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? Let’s talk.

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