News Manager

Posting Date: June 25, 2019
Minimum Deadline for Submission: Immediate
Maximum Deadline for Submission: Ongoing
Station Management reserves the right to hire within the minimum and maximum deadlines.

The KOLO 8 News Now team is looking for an experienced News Manager or News Producer to take the next step in career development. The title and salary of this position will be dependent upon the applicant, but applicants must have newscast producing experience.

If you are an aggressive, experienced news producer, this could be your entry into becoming an Executive Producer. If you have management experience, this could be your entry into becoming a Managing Editor or possibly Assistant News Director.

The News Manager is responsible for overseeing production of content for use on-air, online, and on the various KOLO 8 News Now Social Media platforms. The News Manager will help form and execute station goals and guide other staff members in their Social Media activities. The news management position will be involved in all news activities including guiding news producers, mentoring reporters and making editorial decisions on news coverage.

Candidates must be prepared to work nights and weekends, especially in breaking news situations.

--Manage news content (on air, online and on social media).
--Work with anchors, producers and managers to be consistent with the KOLO 8 News Now brand.
--Must be able to occasionally fill other news roles including producing newscasts. Knowledge of ENPS is a plus.

-- College degree in journalism, related field, or equivalent job experience
-- Minimum two years news producing experience
-- Previous news management experience a plus.

--Willing to reside within 30 minutes of station.

Salary based on experience.


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