Assistant News Director

News for WPBF-TV
West Palm Beach-Ft Pierce, Florida

posted on February 09, 2017

job posting:

Job ID: 1926 Position Type: Full-Time/Regular Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL US Job Description: WPBF 25 is searching for an aggressive, creative and experienced Assistant News Director. The ideal candidate will have excellent news judgment, strong management skills and an aggressive approach to breaking news coverage--on the air and online. 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. Job Responsibilities: • Work with the News Director to oversee the day-to-day operation and editorial content of the newsroom • Plan big event coverage • Execute the brand, both on air and online • Schedule talent Required Skills • Individual must have a passion for news and communication skills to manage a large staff and multiple hours of daily newscasts. • Strong communication and people skills. • Creativity is a must Education: • Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Communications, Journalism, or related field. Or equivalent work experience Required Experience • 2 years of newsroom supervisory and/or management experience • Strong producing background preferred

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expires on 04/10/2017