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News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc. (Wichita, Kansas) is looking for a News Director to lead our news team. Sunflower consists of 16 channels of distribution including: KWCH-TV, KSCW-TV, bureau stations KBSD-TV, KBSH-TV, KBSL-TV, a JSA with Spanish Station KDCU, a 24-hour digital and mobile weather channel and two dynamic websites (one of which focuses on high school sports) and apps for news, sports and weather. The CBS affiliate KWCH leads the market in ratings and produces more than 45 hours of local news each week.

Watch Eyewitness News on-line and send your critiques of the product and how you believe you can move the product and team forward if you were to become the News Director at Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc. Critiques can be uploaded with your resume through the Career Center.

Don`t miss this chance to work for one of the best broadcasting companies in the business - Schurz Communications - at their dynamic operation in Wichita, which executes more like a top 20 market than a top 70.

Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc. is an EOE. M/F/V/D. Drug screen and background check required. No phone calls please.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The candidate we are looking for understands responsible journalism and can lead a team to produce exciting newscasts that both inform and educate viewers. A passion to win weather and sports is a must. Knowledge of digital media and implementation of social media strategies should be demonstrated in current position. We are HD, all field crews have laptops and smart phones. We have the tools and a state-of-the art newsroom to get the job done.

REQUIREMENTS:
The perfect candidate brings News Director experience and an understanding of how to motivate and lead a team. Do your homework before you apply and you’ll know why this is a great opportunity.

Sunflower is owned by Schurz Communications and managed by Joan Barrett.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are ready to lead a winning team, access the following link to learn more about the position and apply: www.schurz.com/careers/career-opportunities/ and search Requisition Number SUN1122

DEADLINE: 2013-02-25