Assistant News Director

Posted by KUSI 9 News

San Diego, CA
Posted: 2018-12-18


KUSI 9 News is looking for a qualified assistant News Director to provide leadership in planning and executing objectives of America’s foremost independent local news organization, KUSI TV, in San Diego, the eighth largest city in the country. 


Assisting in the management of the stations news operations, establishing goals and directing the staff that produces 65 hours of local news weekly. This position will be responsible for managing content delivery for all broadcasts, assist in scheduling of all personnel, and direct content generation to web and mobile platforms. Work closely with senior management to establish News content and review daily newscasts to ensure quality control and brand compliancy, subsequently provide feedback to all news staff, especially Producer staff. Assist with recruiting and hiring for news department personnel. Collaborate with other managers to develop marketing plans, establish ratings goals, and effectively reach said goals


Must have a working knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel, and privacy laws. Must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple hours of daily newscasts. Journalism degree and experience in news management with noted leadership skills is required. Five years newsroom experience. Capability in leading social media and all content platform development. Knowledge of ENPS a plus.  Must have excellent communication and leadership skills. 


You can apply for the position on our Website at, click on “Only on KUSI” and then go to “Current Job Opportunities”.  Don’t forget to attach your resume to your On-line Application.  Once we have had a chance to review your application we will be in touch with you should we have any questions regarding your application and qualifications for the position.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer