Posted: January 15, 2024

News Director

  • Full Time
  • Television
  • Pittsburgh

WTAE-TV

 

Position/Title:
News Director
Details:

WTAE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA has an opening for an experienced and dynamic News Director. Our next newsroom leader will have the experience to guide trusted daily news execution and a collaborative leadership style to inspire our committed team of journalists. You will lead our team in the execution of market-leading breaking news, weather coverage and community service on all platforms daily. With a unique format and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join the best in the business. You will report to the President & General Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Editorial leadership and local news department serving multiple platform
  • Recruit and coach editorial team
  • Develop contemporary news product on all platforms
  • Budget administration
  • Develop and execute news operation strategy
  • Collaborate with other department heads on station plans

Requirements

  • 3+ years of broadcast television newsroom operation management
  • Experience mentoring news staff
  • Demonstrate how you have improved news product at another broadcast television station
  • Experience managing multiple hours of daily newscasts
  • Have and exhibit unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Benefits

Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs

 

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
 
City:
Pittsburgh – 15221
State:
Pennsylvania
Contact:
Please visit careers.htv.hearst.com to apply. EOE
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