Full Time Job

Assistant News Director

WJCL

Savannah, GA 11-25-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WJCL-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
• Schedule talent

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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Company Profile
WJCL

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.