KTNV Assistant News Director

EW Scripps   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Media


5 - 7 years

Posted 71 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Key activities

  • Assist News Director with supervisory responsibility for all news broadcasts and online content.
  • Involved in hiring and performance management of direct reports.
  • Assist News Director in the on-going evaluation of personnel.
  • Create tactics and strategies to increase demos performance in key target areas for multiple platforms.
  • Implement and have working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations.
  • Ability to manage cross platform content creation and distribution.
  • Write copy and edit scripts for air and web.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station websites.
  • Schedule anchors and multi-media journalists.
  • Lead coverage planning of elections, and other major special events.
  • Proactively communicate news initiatives across departments.
  • Evaluate workflow efficiencies.
  • Assist News Director in managing the budgetary aspects of newsroom operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience/Certification

  • At least 5 years of News Manager experience.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Broad understanding of newsroom operations and equipment.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.