Editor, Managing

Posted by CareerPage

Indianapolis, IN
Posted: 2017-11-21

Description:

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Managing Editor to work in our Indianapolis location.

The Managing Editor is a senior management position that will supervise operations of our content gathering center that provides news coverage for WTTV/WXIN.  This person will oversee the story selection process for daily newscasts, as well as planning for upcoming major news events.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

  • Manage the day to day flow of information into the newsroom on all platforms for both stations
  • Management responsibilities include hiring, training and performance evaluation of reporter staff
  • Provide editorial judgment and guidance to reporters in developing, setting up and producing stories and enterprise reporting
  • Establish coverage beat system to make sure important content areas are covered
  • Be the catalyst for enterprise and investigative stories that are unique to FOX59/CBS4
  • Provide strategic oversight of special projects and sweeps coverage for both stations
    Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 5-7 years in a Managing Editor position
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Superior writing skills and news judgment
  • Capable of managing a staff while making decisions under pressure
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

WTTV/WXIN is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact:

Contact:
For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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