News Executive Director
Employer: TEGNA Media Job Posted: 12/10/2019
Location: McLean, VA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

TEGNA Media is looking for a journalist and manager to serve as our News Executive Director and help lead newsrooms across the country. We want a news manager who can help our teams create more unique, exciting shareable content for all platforms.

In this role, you will:

Assist TEGNA News Directors
Help newsrooms win breaking news events.
Guide TEGNA journalists through ethical, legal and investigative questions
Guide newsrooms on how to transform content in the digital age
Work with VPs of News on daily news issues and ideas
Develop and plan innovative programs and pilots
Help newsrooms plan for big, scheduled news stories
Help train and mentor upcoming journalists
Help recruit journalists and news employees into TEGNA
Communicate daily with newsrooms with ideas and planning
Perform other tasks as required by VPs of News

Heres what you need:

BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
7-10 years of newsroom experience, in roles with increasing responsibility, in particular 2-5 years as News Director or Assistant News Director
Proven success in leadership and innovation
Experience in journalism, photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
Understanding of the ethics of high quality journalism
A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news coverage
Demonstrated success generating creative, engaging, content
Strong social media skills
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
Ability to travel frequently and at times with short notice
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
Willingness to relocate
Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking a plus

To Apply:


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