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Assistant News Director

Hearst Television Inc


Location:
Baltimore, MD
Date:
09/25/2017
2017-09-252017-10-24
Job Code:
2364
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Assistant News Director Jobs in Baltimore, MD

Assistant News Director

   
Job ID:
2364
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Station Name:
WBAL-TV

Job Description

WBAL TV is searching for an aggressive, creative and experienced news leader.  The ideal candidate will have excellent news judgment, strong management skills and an aggressive approach to breaking news coverage--on the air and online. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, skilled communicator who leads our team in the execution of market-leading breaking news, weather coverage and community service on all platforms daily. With a unique format, a dedication to hard news and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the News Director to oversee the day-to-day operation and editorial content of the newsroom
  • Plan big event coverage
  • Execute the brand, both on air and online
  • Schedule talent

Required Skills

  • Individual must have a passion for news and communication skills to manage a large staff and multiple hours of daily newscasts.
  • Strong communication and people skills.
  • Creativity is a must

Education:                                        

  • Bachelor’s Degree or related military training in Broadcast Communications, Journalism, or related field.

Required Experience

  • 2 years of newsroom supervisory and/or management experience
  • Strong producing background preferred
  • Military training and experience will be considered
   

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.


Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.


Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.


Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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