News Director

TEGNA   •  

Corpus Christi, TX

Industry: Media


Not Specified years

Posted 114 days ago

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  • Strategically lead and manage News Department.

  • Oversee all on-air news content and digital news content.

  • Work closely with the news team to produce high quality, relevant, local content that sets the station apart from competitors as a way to grow audience.

  • Collaborate daily with the team on content for web site, social media, mobile, and apps.

  • Foster an environment of creativity, innovation, teamwork and high ethical standards.

  • Lead a culture that owns breaking news and weather coverage on all of our multimedia platforms, and inspire and coach superior storytelling.

  • Must be a strategic thinker, strong communicator, teacher, collaborator, community-minded, with hands on journalismexperience and a driving passion to serve audiences and win in the digital world.

  • Interact daily with all department heads in a mutual effort to achieve station goals and to extend the 3 News brand.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalismpreferred with a proven track record of news leadership experience.

  • Demonstrated successful innovative leadership, communication, and both staff and product development skills.

  • Prior experience as a television station News Director, Assistant News Director or Executive Producer required.

  • Solid journalistic judgment and a news philosophy that emphasizes accurate, fair and unique local content, along with community engagement.

  • Leading understanding of social media and digital platforms.

  • Strong ethical standards and integrity are a must.

  • Exceptional organizational skills suited for a fast paced environment.