Full Time Job

Director Of Programming


Palm Beach Gardens, FL 11-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
WPBF 25, the Hearst owned ABC Affiliate in West Palm Beach Florida, is seeking qualified applicants for a Director of Programming. This position is responsible for the stations programming functions including acquisitions, scheduling, ABC Network and all digital and multicast network communications, FCC regulatory matters, management of the stations public file, comprehensive station syndication strategy and other Hearst television programming responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Additionally, this position will lead WPBF 25 external community affairs efforts including management of station community relations and partnerships with multiple 501 C-3s. Additional responsibilities include maintaining compliance of the Children's Programing responsibilities as outlined by the FCC and participation on the WPBF 25 editorial board. This person will assist with managing talent appearances and coordinating with all Departments as it relates to special events. This Department Head level position works collaboratively with all departments on all station platforms including all digital properties, Estrella West Palm Beach and the true Crime Network. A thorough understanding of HTV policies and FCC regulations is required.

Experience Requirements
• Ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years' experience working at a television station
• Have a solid understanding of Nielsen ratings, research and be particularly adept at local programming, production, FCC requirements and news operations.
• Related military experience will be considered

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d296zm-54-227-97-219-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.