News Director, WAVE TV, Louisville KY

Position Title: News Director
Company Name: Wave TV
Location of Job: Louisville, KY

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JOB SUMMARY: Lead our newsroom by attracting the most talented people and communicating well with all team members, engaging with and growing audiences on all screens, and delivering compelling, relevant content that makes a difference in people’s lives.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruit, coach, train and mentor.
Develop and execute strategic goals and plans and compelling content coverage for multiple platforms.
Execute the brand and grow audience on all platforms.
Communicate closely with all team members and the community.
Commitment to teamwork, empowerment, and open and honest, servant leadership.
Plan and execute “big event’ coverage.
Prepare and hit budgets, meet deadlines.
Handle multiple tasks simultaneously and all inquiries and correspondence from the public regarding news matters.
Well versed with the latest technological advancements in news gathering and production, libel and privacy laws, journalistic ethics, and maintaining professional guidelines and standards of news broadcasts.

REQUIREMENTS: Servant leader, veteran TV and Digital newsroom manager.
Effective verbal and written communicator.
Integrity, creativity, passion, compassion, positive energy, active listener, engaging personality.
Time management skills, can-do attitude, strong work ethic.





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