News Director KSFR Santa Fe Public Radio

Posted by Northern New Mexico Radio Foundation

Santa Fe, NM
Posted: 2017-07-27

Description:

KSFR Radio is seeking a News Director to lead the KSFR news department in delivering daily accurate news reports with an emphasis on reports about northern New Mexico.

Responsibilities:

The director prepares news content for/and anchor the weekday morning news show and place daily lead stories online. The director supervises staff reporters, on-call correspondents, station news volunteers, grant-funded news staff for special coverage and student interns. The supervision includes making necessary edits of news material submissions. The director ensures the accuracy of published news reports. As part of senior management, the director assists the operations and programming staff to design and deliver the training of news department personnel, volunteers and student interns. The director participates in annual budget development and strategic planning. The director performs other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Possess a four-year degree in journalism, or equivalent experience. Minimum three years full-time professional experience in journalism preferred. A plus if experienced in producing content in a multi-platform (radio + web) news environment. Familiarity with public radio news programming standards and values. Successful candidate will possess broad knowledge of local and regional issues. Must have ability to work within a live program environment. Must have experience in broadcast production, news writing and editing. Must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills. Preferred skills include on-line research, multimedia production, word and spreadsheet processing and operation of light office equipment. Must have excellent memory for details, be able to meet daily deadlines under stressful conditions and deal effectively with others.

Audio editing skills and experience in Hindenburg preferred.

Contact:

Tazbah McCullah General Manager tmccullah@ksfr.org PO Box 28670 Santa Fe, NM 87592

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