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ASSISTANT NEWS DIRECTOR
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ASSISTANT NEWS DIRECTOR

• Intermediate Level

Summary

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

Qualifications/Requirements:

* 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 https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, 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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