Full Time Job

Managing Editor

Nexstar

New York, NY 07-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
The Managing Editor assists in helping to run the day-to -day operations of the newsroom.
• Plans and manages daily news gathering operations
• Hire, coach and supervise Reporters and Assignment Desk
• Prepare, coordinate and execute daily editorial meetings
• Create and manage detailed content schedules
• Oversee proofreading procedures and edit news copy when necessary
• Assist in evaluating finalized copy for compliance with policies, style and tone
• Resolve issues as they arise
• Analyze performance and editorial metrics across properties for quantifiable results when necessary
• Monitor and optimize performance to meet traffic, engagement and growth targets
• Implement best practices, workflows, tools and templates to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the editorial process
• Generate news stories and execute news coverage by coordinating field crews
• Works with other news management to establish and reach station goals
• Assist with the management of content compliance for digital/social platforms

Requirements & Skills :
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Minimum ten years' experience in a news leadership role, or comparable 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 judgement
• Willing to work extra hours on short notice

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk3858-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

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.