News Director – ABC 6 Providence, Rhode Island
Standard Media Group LLC, a new and growing media company is searching for an innovative leader to run the newsroom of its ABC affiliate in Providence, Rhode Island (DMA #56). The News Director is responsible for developing and maintaining the news budget, hiring and managing their staff and leading the editorial process for content delivered by WLNE-TV.
• We are looking for a leader with a proven track record of developing and distributing news across broadcast, digital and social platforms as well as improving the news product and the news process.
• 3-5 years of newsroom leadership is preferred.
• Candidates should possess the desire and drive to transform WLNE’s news operations to one that has a focus on timely, hard hitting, local news that matters to viewers and digitals users in the market.
• The successful candidate will have strong editorial skills, technical acumen, and a clear vision of how to take advantage of the many content streams available.
Providence is ideally situated in Southern New England with easy access to many of America's favorite destinations, including Boston, New York and Newport. It is the capital of Rhode Island and home to Brown University as well as a number of other distinguished colleges and universities.
WLNE-TV / ABC6 is and equal opportunity employer.