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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

News Operations Manager

Publishing and Broadcasting

News Anchor


West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

WPEC CBS 12 News is looking for a News Operations Manager to join our leadership team in sunny West Palm Beach, FL.
News Ops is responsible for oversight of photojounalists, directors and editors, as well as technical operations, motor pool, gear, and quality control.
We're looking for someone who loves tech, hates sloppy work, wants to grow as a manager and is eager to put in the effort to help their people and this newsroom win!


  • Highly organized self-starter who can juggle multiple projects/responsibilities.
  • Solution-oriented - pointing out problems is the easy part.
  • Works well as a member of a team.
  • Able to lead and mentor staff with diverse technical responsibilities and experience levels.
  • Extensive practical knowledge of newsroom content management systems such as iNews, AVID, MediaCentral, CloudUX and LiveU.
  • Familiarity with and ability to teach/use/troubleshoot field gear, lighting, editing and transmission equipment.
  • Responsive to local and corporate priorities.
  • Comfortable with the unpredictable demands and schedule of news operations.
  • Pays keen attention to detail.
  • Minimum 5 years in a TV newsroom including supervisory experience.


  • Manage and oversee WPEC News technical operations.
  • Directly supervise directors, photographers and editors. Approve schedules/vacations, oversee and conduct training and write/approve annual performance reviews.
  • Participate in planning and execution of live field production, town halls, breaking news and other special events.
  • Collaborate with News Director and Director of Engineering on capital budget projects.
  • Manage news equipment maintenance, inventory and expenses.
  • Manage the news fleet, ensure vehicle records are maintained, gas cards and toll systems are up to date.
  • Ensure newscasts meet quality standards and offer constructive feedback to technical staff as needed.
  • Rotating weekend on-call schedule.

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

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. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, 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're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. 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!

About the Team
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.