NEWS DIRECTOR – KTTC

NEWS DIRECTOR – KTTC

  • Full Time
  • Rochester
  • August 5, 2024

Website Gray Television

Description:

KTTC is looking for its next News Director who will lead the shaping of news strategy, story selection, and story development. The candidate will work with a team of news managers and leaders to make plans on where content goes on multiple platforms. You must have proven newsroom leadership experience with a track record of success and know how to take charge of a fast-paced environment. The candidate must also demonstrate an understanding and enthusiasm for evolving digital, social, and mobile media. In a fiercely competitive market, you will ensure the station’s content delivers audience growth by being distinct, research-driven, and community-focused.

Responsibilities:

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Outstanding knowledge of television news operations and other media platforms
  • Expertise in enhancing the presentation and delivery of news content through coaching and mentoring staff
  • Strong editorial judgment and leader in the newsroom
  • Understand the importance of recruiting and creating a culture of success in the newsroom
  • Proven administrative skills with budgeting, planning and staff scheduling
  • Ability to work closely with other station department heads and fellow managers within the company
  • Ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple tasks

Requirements:

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field
  • 3-5 years experience in television news management
  • Strong management, communication, and people skills required to supervise and interact daily with staff and the community
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Creativity and passion for news
  • Knowledge and understanding of using various digital and social platforms
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task in high-stress situations

Contact:

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If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references. (Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal) KTTC-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company