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News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KOB Eyewitness News 4 is looking for a qualified and experienced News Director to lead our newsroom.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

DUTIES:

  • Developing and maintaining a strategic and editorial vision for Eyewitness News.
  • Direct and manage overall efforts of the news department and seeing that the vision and mission of Eyewitness News 4 is understood by the entire news organization.
  • This vision should come from working with extensive market research and the tested instincts of the News Director.
  • Responsible for all administrative duties associated with running the news organization, including personnel and budgeting. 
  • Reports to the General Manager.

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of five years of success in key leadership role(s) within a television newsroom. 
  • Demonstrable knowledge of all phases of a television news operation, including, but not limited to: news reporting and writing, newscast formats, news producing, newsroom organization, and newsgathering technology. 
  • Must be a dynamic strong leader with a clear vision and ability to communicate that vision to his/her staff. 
  • Must be creative and adept at managing in a fast-paced, highly charged and aggressive news environment.
  • Basic understanding of newsroom technical operation including computer networking, newsroom systems, microwave, satellite and digital technology.  Knowledge of social media and multiplatform news gathering.
  • Understanding of basic budgeting principle and financial management.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Must be able to work in a fast pace environment and work under tight deadlines and in high pressure situations.  Quick and clear thinking required. Must have a good driving record and a valid drivers license, both will be checked. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

HOW TO APPLY:

http://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 38-17
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-12-30