Assistant Manager, WPSD Local News, Paducah, KY

Assistant Manager, WPSD Local News, Paducah, KY

 

WPSD Local 6, the NBC affiliate in the 84th market, needs a newsroom leader to manage our daily assignment process.   You must be a creative thinker, a problem solver, a tireless champion for quality, extraordinarily curious, a person of empathy, intelligence and, most of all, embrace a long tradition of journalism as both watchdog and community servant.  This is a 1st Amendment, transparency demanding newsroom.  We do not chase blue lights.

You need to understand broadcast television and digital content including web, apps, OTT and social media.    You have a passion for meaningful storytelling, breaking news coverage, comprehensive digital coverage and social media.  You are collegial with a strong work ethic.  Your colleagues will testify that you are a perfect match for this job post.

This is an award-winning well-equipped news organization covering parts of four states. Our teammates frequently take the next step to bigger markets.   We are convenient to Nashville and Saint Louis.  Outdoor life is wonderful here with boating, hiking, fishing, hunting and camping.   We also boast a symphony, fine dining, art house cinema, community theater, a thriving arts community and the ambience of a historic river city.  We prefer Assignment Manager experience but if you have a strong journalism background, great news judgement, organizational and people skills, and do not fear speaking truth to power, we want to hear from you.

Please email a resume and a cover letter explaining in detail what you have to offer.  Email to Perry Boxx, News Director, WPSD Local 6, Paducah, Kentucky.   pboxx@wpsdlocal6.com

 

WPSD-TV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

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