Assistant News DirectorApply
We’re looking for an Assistant News Director to run the day-to-day operations in one of the country’s best and brightest newsrooms. We’re a powerhouse CBS station looking for a talented individual to carry out the day-to-day vision of good journalism, in-depth coverage, good storytelling, aggressive weather & sports coverage, and then be ready to turn it all on a dime when big breaking news hits. We’re also looking for someone who is savvy in the digital space and knows how to deliver a “digital first” approach to covering news and how it can help broadcasts. Our Assistant News Director will work directly with reporters to craft well-written and focused reports. S/He will also work side-by-side with Executive Producers on newscasts to ensure strategic content placement. We expect this person to be passionate about news and be wired to WIN!
Ability to multi-task , prioritize tasks & people, and meet deadlines
Excellent news judgment and ability to problem-solve.
Ability to have a vision for the way various newscasts should appear on-air and the ability to support a team of broadcast professionals in executing that vision.
Ability to stay focused in breaking news situations.
Self-motivated team player and leader with great people skills who can take direction from managers to execute the station’s overall news mission.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
College Degree in journalism, communications or related field required.
At least 10 years of newsroom experience, some newsroom management preferred.