Asst Director/News

News for KMOV
St Louis, Missouri

posted on March 29, 2017

job posting:

Asst Director/News KMOV Missouri-St Louis Apply Job Title Asst Director/News KMOV Job Description KMOV, the CBS affiliate in St. Louis, MO, is looking for an experienced newsroom leader who understands how to excel in a multi-media environment. The ideal candidate is strategic, adaptable and can build partnerships. Must be able to see the big picture and create opportunities to move the station forward. The Assistant News Director oversees the daily news gathering efforts of the news team, guiding coverage across multiple platforms and ensuring that the end product delivers on key “Watching Out for You” brand strategies. In conjunction with the News Director, he/she develops and implements long-term and short-term news strategies for product evolution and ratings growth. The Assistant News Director directly supervises the multimedia journalist team and the assignment editor team. He/she coaches team members at various stages of development. He/she also manages schedules for all on-air talent. The Assistant News Director also leads planning efforts for special event coverage and works with special projects producer on 52 week schedule for promotable content. Essential Job Functions 50% - Oversees daily news gathering efforts across multiple platforms 20% - Supervises reporting, assignment editors, and coaches members along individual growth plans. 15% - Manages and maintains 52-week calendar for promotable content 10% - Leads special event coverage planning 5% - Manages schedules for all on-air talent Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Broadcasting or Journalism or equivalent training &/or experience Experience: Minimum of two years’ experience as an Executive Producer (or comparable leadership role) and/or Asst. News Director. Must possess previous newscast and writing experience. Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong journalism, broadcast, news writing and web skills Strong project management skills Ability to maintain confidential information Must demonstrate fairness and sensitivity in all interactions with employees and news subjects Ability to work in and maintain a team-oriented environment

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expires on 05/13/2017