Full Time Job

Assistant News Director

WISN

Milwaukee, WI 10-29-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WISN TV is searching for an aggressive, creative and experienced news leader. The ideal candidate will have excellent news judgment, strong management skills and an aggressive approach to breaking news coverage--on the air and online. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, skilled communicator who leads our team in the execution of market-leading breaking news, weather coverage and community service on all platforms daily. With a unique format, a dedication to hard news and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best.

Job Responsibilities:
• Work with the News Director to oversee the day-to-day operation and editorial content of the newsroom
• Plan big event coverage
• Execute the brand, both on air and online

Experience Requirements:
• 2 years of newsroom supervisory and/or management experience
• Strong producing background preferred
• Military training and experience will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:
• Individual must have a passion for news and communication skills to manage a large staff and multiple hours of daily newscasts.
• Strong communication and people skills.
• Creativity is a must

Education:
• Bachelor's Degree or related military training in Broadcast Communications, Journalism, or related field.

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WISN

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.