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TITLE:Assistant News Director

DEPARTMENT:News

STATION:KING 5 TV

STATUS:Regular Full Time


Brief Description of Duties:

Leads the day-to-day operation of KING TV/KONG TV in the production, organization, and distribution of news and local content across multiple platforms. Works closely with the Executive News Director, Executive Producers, and other newsroom staff to execute the daily news gathering plan. Works closely with the Executive News Director in establishing and implementing the editorial strategy and philosophy. Provides overall leadership to quality journalism including creating interesting and compelling newscasts, sweeps planning, and special project assignments. Provides direct supervision to reporters and the consumer investigative team. Uses technology and innovation to manage the delivery of content that is thorough, accurate, relevant, and timely.

Qualifications:

College degree with minimum five years newsroom management experience preferred. Previous experience as a news executive producer also preferred. Must possess excellent leadership and communication skills to motivate a staff of creative professionals in a competitive environment. Must have strong organizational, writing, and computer skills; ability to inspire collaboration across multiple teams; and make quick, editorially sound decisions. Must have experience with social media and digital journalism.

KING TV is a subsidiary of Belo Corp. Belo is one of the top media companies in the country and provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, and free parking.

If qualified, please send a copy of your resume, and a cover letter, via email to hr@king5.com or mail to:

HUMAN RESOURCES #K12R26
KING 5 TELEVISION
333 DEXTER AVE N.
SEATTLE, WA 98109
King 5 Television is an equal opportunity employer

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