11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: 402-933-5995
Fax: 402-933-0059
E-mail: jim@ne-ba.org

Broadcast Careers: KETV TV, Omaha - News Director

 

Category:
Media - Journalism

Position/Title:
News Director

Details:

KETV has an opening for an experienced and dynamic News Director with the talent, energy and leadership to lead our News department. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, skilled communicator who leads our team in the execution of market-leading breaking news, weather coverage and community service on all platforms daily. With a unique format, a dedication to hard news and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best stations in the country.  KETV is the number one station in Omaha and strongly believes in our responsibility to earn that position every day from the community we serve.  

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

 

  • Management of news department including editorial leadership of content on its multicast channel and digital platforms.
  • Recruiting and leadership of news staff.

 

  • Execution of contemporary news product on all platforms.

 

  • Budget administration.

 

  • Strategic planning in collaboration with other department heads on station initiatives

 

Experience Requirements:

 

 

  • 5+ years of broadcast television newsroom management

 

  • Proven track record of mentoring/coaching a news staff

 

  • Ability to demonstrate how the candidate has improved news product at another broadcast television station

 

Qualifications Requirements:                                             

 

 

  • Candidate must have a proven record of leadership and success with at least 3-5 years of managing a local news operation.

 

  • Individual must have a passion for news and communication skills to manage a large staff and multiple hours of daily newscasts.

 

  • Strong communication skills.

 

  • Valid Driver’s License.

 

Education:                                        

 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
1/10/2018

Closing Date:
2/9/2018

City:
Omaha - 68108

State:
Nebraska

Contact:
Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE

 


Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

1/12/18

 

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