9 hours

Assistant News Director

Tribune Company
Huntsville, AL
  • Job Code
    2019-49142
Assistant News Director in Huntsville, Alabama | Careers at AL-Huntsville;200 Holmes Avenue (WHNT)
  • Assistant News Director

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/11/2019 4:05 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-49142
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Assistant News Director to work in our Huntsville location.

     

    The Assistant News Director is a senior management position that will have direct, daily oversight of the WHNT News 19 newsroom (broadcast and digital).  This person will have a strong producer background and can make decisions on daily content in a past-faced environment.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage and coordinate all aspects of newsroom operation with direct responsibility to staff scheduling, special projects and special events
    • Oversight of pre-planning for daily news coverage, news specials and special assignments and work closely with broadcast and digital executive producers and content manager to ensure aggressive, competitive and compelling newscasts
    • Assist with development and execution of overall editorial and promotional strategy to achieve ratings and digital goals
    • Drive editorial content development and quality control for the multiple platforms of WHNT News 19; consider yourself the Chief Product Officer for WHNT News 19
    • Management responsibilities include hiring, training and conducting performance evaluations
    • Perform other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or equivalent required
    • 5+ years’ experience in a news leadership position required
    • Previous experience as an Executive Producer/Producer pred
    • Supervisory experience required
    • Superior writing skills, news judgment and ethical decision-making required
    • Capable of managing a sizable staff while making decisions under pressure
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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    Posted: 2019-06-17 Expires: 2019-07-17

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