Full Time Job

Managing Editor


East Providence, RI 6 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Managing Editor assists in running the day-to -day operations of the newsroom. WPRI in Providence, Rhode Island is looking for a proven newsroom leader.
• Plans and manages daily news gathering; ensuring continuity and accuracy
• Long term news coverage planning
• Coaches and supervises Assignment Editors and Reporters
• Creates and manages detailed content schedules
• Edits news copy and works closely with reporters on story elements and story development
• Assists in reviewing copy for compliance with brand, policies, style and tone
• Implements best practices, workflows, tools and templates to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of the editorial process
• Works closely with assignment editors to generate news stories and execute news coverage by coordinating field crews
• Works with other news management to establish and reach station goals
• Assists with the management of content compliance for digital/social platforms
• Resolves issues as they arise
• Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Short- and long-term news coverage planning is essential
• Manage multiple assignments in a high pressure, breaking news environment
• Strong journalistic skills and news judgment
• Willing to work extra hours on short notice

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5pz17-3-236-232-99-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.