WLBT, the news leader in Jackson, Mississippi, the state's capital city, has an immediate opening for a News Director to lead the largest news team in the state. This is an SSA operation, with partner station WDBD/Fox 40, and we produce more than 53 hours of news each week. WLBT and Fox 40 News are the dominant newscasts.
WLBT’s digital products have more traffic, views, likes, followers, etc. than any media operation in the market and we have the only news helicopter in the state. We are looking for a leader who is aggressive, can build great teams, can develop and execute strategic plans, understands budget management and is digitally minded. Effective communication and organizational skills are a must. A degree in Journalism or Mass Communication with at least 5 years of management experience is preferred.
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment and MVR check. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V