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  • News Director

    Posted: 05/05/2019

    Category:
    News
    Position/Title:
    News Director
    Details:
    The News Director leads and supervises all aspects of news, weather and sports programming production.
    Vacancy Type:
    Full Time
    Date Posted:
    5/3/2019
    Closing Date:
    6/3/2019
    City:
    Wilkes-Barre - 18701
    State:
    Pennsylvania
    URL:
    http://www.pahomepage.com
    Experience:
    Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Minimum five years' experience in news programming production, with at least two years' experience in a leadership role.  Experience guiding, directing and motivating staff, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.  Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.  Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.  Experience preparing and maintaining departmental budgets.  Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and  handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Ability to effectively listen to and fully understand employee needs and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
    Requirements:
    Manages all aspects of the News Department.  Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department.  Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees. Develops news coverage strategy for the station and its website.  Critiques newscasts daily to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.  Works with other senior station leaders to establish and reach station goals.  Performs other duties as assigned.
    Contact:
    Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
     
    Apply Online URL:
    www.pahomepage.com
     
    Job Req #:
    2019-5133
     

    ***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****

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