Assistant News Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WNEM-TV

Gray Television

DESCRIPTION

If you like working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us! We are looking for a passionate and energetic newsroom leader who will direct daily news content decisions with a producer-like mentality. Candidate must possess strong news judgement and a competitive fire to drive audience growth on all platforms. The candidate must also have strong leadership skills and the ability to generate impactful news content ideas and strategies. The Assistant News Director will work closely with the News Director on recruiting, planning, and establishing Newsroom goals

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists the News Director with management of all aspects of the News Department
  • Foster a winning newsroom culture focused on high-level execution of weather and breaking news coverage
  • Assists with planning, staffing, and training
  • Work closely with news content staff to create original programming
  • Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met
  • Performs other duties as assigned

JOB EXPERIENCE

Bachelor degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience. 

Five years of broadcasting experience with an emphasis on producing and leadership management.


REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Minimum five years' experience in news programming production, with leadership experience preferred.
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand employee needs and communicate with a team to shape a solution

ADDITIONAL INFO

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.


HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings