|Job Description :
NBC 7/T20 San Diego is looking for an Assistant News Director to oversee the day-to-day operations of the station’s award-winning news department. The Assistant News Director, reporting to the Vice President of News, will be responsible for executing the strategic mission for the News organization while ensuring that the highest levels of journalistic, legal, production and promotional standards are maintained.
The Assistant News Director will:
Manage day-to-day coverage, big story and breaking news on-air, as well as special reports and Olympics coverage.
Oversee and manage station’s award-winning investigative and consumer units, including story selection, legal and standards approvals, and script review
Oversee news promotional strategy, script writing and identify future promotional opportunities.
Be responsible for news staff development and training in coordination with other news managers.
Schedule talent and coordinate plans with other scheduling managers for positions
Work to grow collaboration with Telemundo 20 on daily stories, investigations, and special projects Develop and manage ongoing staff recruitment in all news areas.
Work with Director of Digital to develop new content for digital and streaming platforms, including OTT
Will manage the performance evaluation process and conduct annual performance appraisals for news department staff.
Be involved with all aspects of news content for station’s web site and other digital platforms
Minimum 5 years’ experience working in medium to large markets as a News Director, Executive Producer, or as a news manager (e.g. Managing Editor, Producer or Assistant News Director).BA in Journalism, Communications, Broadcast, or other related majors or equivalent experienceMinimum 2 years’ experience supervising, coaching, and directing other News/Production employeesAble to work longer weekly hours as well as weekends when necessary with short noticeMust be willing to work in San Diego,
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered for this position
Strong editorial, writing, producing, interpersonal and management skills are necessary to be successful at this job.Thorough understanding of diversity-related issues and its sensitivity in all aspects of reporting and gathering of news content.
Demonstrated leadership, supervisory and team building abilities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work with all levels within the company
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