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• Intermediate Level


WLBT in Jackson, MS is searching for a newsroom leader. The Assistant News Director will guide our daily coverage in a very active, competitive market.

Category Assistant Director 
Location Jackson, Mississippi Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 30, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

They will also work closely with the News Director, overseeing Special Projects and our 7-man Investigative Team. The right candidate will have proven, tested news judgment and the leadership qualities necessary to direct a 50-plus member news team.

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Lead our daily coverage - engage with producers, multi-media journalists, digital producers and anchors to deliver compelling content to all platforms
* Oversee Special Projects
* Direct our Investigative Team
* Lead winning Breaking News and Weather coverage
* Administrative duties - scheduling


* Must be able to be calm and decisive in high-stress situations
* Proven management and people skills required to direct staff
* Must be able to work flexible and extended hours as necessary
* Drug screen and driver background check required

Qualified, interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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