Director of News

Posted by KUNC

Greeley, CO
Posted: 2019-11-05

Description:

KUNC is seeking an experienced and visionary leader as KUNC’s Director of News.  The Director of News will take a leadership role in designing and implementing a strategy for KUNC that will meet the needs and expectations of our community as it relates to news & information programming.  The successful candidate will manage and lead a talented staff in planning, producing, and presenting relevant and engaging news & information content across various platforms with an all-encompassing vision of public media news service to the Front Range.

Responsibilities:

Position requires a passion for developing visionary ideas, commitment to journalism ethics and principles, excellent communication skills, and prior professional news experience in a leadership role. 

Requirements:

Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Four years professional news experience in a supervisory role required
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field preferred, but not required
  • Ability to lead a team and effectively manage and supervise staff
  • Solid news judgment, including an awareness of general news
  • Ability to maintain high journalistic standards of objectivity, balance and fairness
  • Ability to handle multiple and complex projects simultaneously under stringent time frames and changing priorities/conditions.
  • Proven ability to consistently work well with others, demonstrating at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at KUNC and within the public broadcasting system.
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus, but not required.

Contact:

A complete job description is available below. Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@kunc.org

This posting will remain posted until filled. 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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