Director of News

Posted by KUNC

Greeley, CO
Posted: 2020-01-06

Description:

Director of News

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.

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.
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. 

 

Contact:

A complete job description is available at www.kunc.org/employment-internships.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@kunc.org.

For best consideration, apply by Monday, February 3rd, 2020.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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