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News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING IS SEEKING A HANDS-ON NEWS DIRECTOR WITH THREE TO FIVE YEARS EXPERIENCE TO LEAD ITS GROWING NEWS OPERATION, WITH AM/FM COMBO NEWS-TALK KFJB AM AND IOWA'S BEST COUNTRY KIX101.1 FM. CANDIDATES NEED TO SHOW A COMPETITIVE STYLE OF NEWS MANAGEMENT, AND MUST POSSESS THE ABILITY TO LEAD A STRONG DIGITAL NEWS INITIATIVE, COVERING 20 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL IOWA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
THIS POSITION WITHIN OUR TWO-PERSON NEWS DEPARTMENT REQUIRES ACCURATE WRITING SKILLS, ALONG WITH DAY-TO-DAY MANAGEMENT AND IMPROVEMENT OF NEWS CONTENT AND QUALITY. MUST SHOW THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF CURRENT NEWS EVENTS, AS WELL AS THE ABILITY TO PRODUCE NEWSCASTS THAT MEET AND EXCEED CURRENT INDUSTRY STANDARDS.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
DEPENDABLE, CONSCIENTIOUS CANDIDATES SHOULD SEND DEMO TAPE AND RESUME BY MAY 15TH TO GENERAL MANAGER, MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, P O BOX 698, MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA 50158. OR, E-MAIL CLARK@MARSHALLTOWNBROADCASTING.COM ALL REPLIES ARE CONFIDENTIAL. MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

DEADLINE: 2013-05-15