CBS North Carolina (WNCN), the CBC affiliate in Raleigh-Durham, NC is seeking an experienced News Director. The ideal candidate must have solid news judgment, solid journalistic ethics, and working knowledge of FCC and other legal issues related to broadcast and digital journalism. We need a strategic thinker, effective communicator, and disciplined and determined leader. The News Director is not only responsible for setting goals and standards, but also establishing and maintaining systems to achieve those goals. Must be able to coach staff members on storytelling, newscast showcasing, and promotion.
Manage the station's broadcast and digital news operations
Responsible for implementing and executing long-term strategies and daily newsgathering efforts
Supervise production of special reports and coverage of significant community events
Set news department budget in conjunction with GM and manage expenses accordingly
Recruit, hire, train and supervise news department staff members. Provide consistent constructive feedback
Work closely with marketing department to create consistent vision and execution of the CBS North Carolina brand
B.A or B.S. from an accredited college or university. 5 or more years of experience as a News Director at a network affiliated local television station. Other Information:
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. Valid driver's license required. Please send cover letters and resumes to Human Resources, CBS North Carolina, 1205 Front Street, Raleigh, NC 27609. All candidates must apply online at www.nexstar.tv. No phone calls, please.