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News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station in Charleston and Huntington, WV is searching for an experienced, hands-on News Director. Candidates need to show an aggressive and competitive style of news management.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must also be a leader and a teacher with significant knowledge of television journalism, web usage, marketing, ethics and law. The position requires day-to-day management of news content and quality. The News Director will also be responsible for maintaining a budget and handling all personnel issues. Candidates must show knowledge of current news events and have an understanding of local news delivery on multiple platforms. The position requires strong talent recruiting and development skills. The News Director at WOWK works with the station's General Manager and The VP of News to establish and build a news philosophy that keeps the television news operation competitive and profitable.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a minimum of three years news management experience and a related college degree.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-01-04