Raycom Media

News Director

ID
2017-7645
# of Openings
1
Department
News/Content
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time

Job Overview

WCSC Live 5, Raycom Media’s dominant #1 CBS affiliate in Charleston, South Carolina is seeking an experienced and dynamic leader to oversee our award-winning News Department.   The ideal candidate will bring an established record of recruiting, developing, retaining and growing a diverse newsroom.  The News Director will be an inspiring teacher and have the drive to win breaking news while aggressively using research-driven strategy to create content on all screens and platforms.  

 

 We are looking for a hands-on team leader with the ability to manage across departments.  Job responsibilities include managing daily news content across multiple successful platforms, recruiting, coaching and leadership of news employees, budget management and strategic planning in collaboration with the General Manager and Marketing Director.  Five years of previous experience in newsroom management is required, as well as strong communication and organizational skills.  Candidates must include examples of how he/she has grown products and broadcast/digital/social/OTT platforms in current position.  Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.

 

If you want to live and work at a legacy television station in a place named the #1 city in the world by Travel + Leisure in 2016, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume with cover letter, and a link to your most recent work.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

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