News - News Director - KOTA Information

Confidential Company  •  Rapid City, SD
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Confidential Company
Rapid City, SD
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage the strategy and big-picture plans for all our newsrooms. 
• Focus on long-range planning while managing the day-to-day stuff.
• Maintain and grow station ratings.
• Set goals, expectations and policies for the newsroom.
• Work hand-in-hand with the Digital Director on how we are serving our viewers across all platforms. 
• Manage budgets and purchases for both stations.
• Work with the GM to make final decisions on personnel decisions. 
• Represent our networks at public functions.
• Coach and train MMJ’s, Reporters and on-air staff.
• Ability to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community

• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field. 

• Qualified applicant will have experience in running a newsroom and a sound understanding of news department operations, including knowledge of journalism ethics, slander and libel laws. 

• Ability to motivate news personnel, organize information in a detailed manner and excellent skills in dealing with the public and co-workers.

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