Full Time Job

Managing Editor

WESH

Winter Park, FL 07-21-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

WESH-TV is looking for our next Managing Editor- someone who can oversee our daily coverage from story pitches to logistics to script proofing and storytelling.

The ME guides our coverage of the news of the day. She/he also oversees the assignment desk, directing logistics for big story and project coverage. The WESH 2 ME is one of our Top Three Managers, working alongside the Assistant News Director and News Director helping with coverage, strategy and, in some cases, hiring.

This position requires a manager who can balance aggressive coverage with a deft touch. You'll be overseeing co-workers who have anywhere from five years to 35 years of experience in a market known for non-stop breaking news and stories of national consequence and interest. Experience in Investigative Reporting is a plus. You must also be organized and have a solid background of managing people and coverage in a breaking news market.

Experience Requirements:
• Prior professional experience as an assignment manager, news producer or reporter.

Education:
• College degree in Journalism/Communications is preferred.
• Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

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WESH
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.
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