Full Time Job

News Director


Toledo, OH 10-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
News Director - WTVG

About WTVG:

WTVG is located in Northwestern Ohio. Our viewers and customers are extremely friendly and down-to-earth. We are a region of proud automotive workers home to Chrysler and GM plants. We are extremely passionate about our collegiate sports teams, including The Ohio State University Buckeyes, the University of Michigan Wolverines, the University of Toledo Rockets and the Bowling Green University Falcons.

Job Summary/Description:

WTVG-TV (ABC) in Toledo, OH (DMA #80) is seeking a News Director. 13abc is the #1 news station in the market and our current News Director is retiring at the end of the year creating a huge opportunity for the right candidate. Must be a strong competitive leader with excellent communication skills, a successful track record in coaching and developing news staff, and growing audience across all platforms. The ideal candidate must also have a passion for local news and digital media.

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Expertise in enhancing the presentation and delivery of news content through coaching and mentoring staff
- Strong editorial judgment
- Retain, attract, and grow top talent
- Manage, lead, execute 13abc Action News brand
- Lead a newsroom culture dedicated to owning First Alert Weather, enterprise/investigative reporting and breaking news across all content platforms
- Proven administrative skills with budgeting, planning and staff scheduling
- Ability to collaborate with other station department heads, media partners, and community leaders
- Ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple tasks

- Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field
- 3 to 5 years' experience in television news management
- Outstanding knowledge of television news operations and other media platforms

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-roxxv3-54-158-251-104-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.