News Director

Posted by Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.

Charleston, WV
Posted: 2017-12-19


The News Director leads and supervises all aspects of news, including broadcast and digital, weather and sports programming.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


• Manages all aspects of the News Department (other than Production.)

• Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News        Department.

• Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.

• Develops news coverage strategy for the station and its website.

• Critiques newscasts on a daily basis to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.

• Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.

• Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals.

• Determines programming and evaluation of equipment needs to produce quality programming.

• Responds to coverage questions.

• Works with other senior station leaders to establish and reach station goals.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


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WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

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