Full Time Job

News Director


Sioux City, IA 06-07-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
News Director - KTIV

About KTIV:

KTIV, Siouxland's News Channel, is the award winning, dominate NBC affiliate located in Sioux City, Iowa and serves viewers in NW Iowa, NE Nebraska, and SE South Dakota. KTIV News 4 is a breaking news and weather station covering local, original stories in the tri-state area.

Job Summary/Description:

KTIV-TV, Siouxland's News Channel, is looking for a News Director who will lead, mentor, and develop the next generation of broadcast journalists. We are looking for a dynamic news professional who excels with high expectations, passion, and dedication. The News Director will lead and manage news coverage for KTIV and our digital and social platforms. You will prepare young journalists to develop their skills.
Our next news director will establish and maintain our market leading standards while working closely with other department managers to achieve overall performance goals. It's important to have a passion for mentoring young journalists. As news director, you'll hire, coach, and supervise news personnel, all while pushing them to grow their skills. Your actions should inspire the team! You'll also prepare and carry out newsroom budgets and capital requests.

The News Director must have a strong, working knowledge of community issues and needs and understand sound journalistic principles. Work with Digital Content Manager initiating and managing content delivery. Monitor all newscasts and digital news coverage to ensure staff is meeting standards
*** Please note, the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above ***

- Creativity and passion for news, leadership in teaching and coaching team members
- Strong organizational skills and effective communication
- Ability to multi-task in high stress situations
- At least 3 years of newsroom experience and a bachelor's degree in Journalism preferred
- Knowledge and understanding in using various digital and social platforms

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8z3o9-34-239-154-240-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.