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News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
News Director to lead #1 rated News Station in Grand Forks, ND.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the News Department
  • Coordinate efforts with WDAY-TV and Forum Communications Internet Division
  • Supervise and schedule all newsroom personnel
  • Prepare annual newsroom budgets
  • Coordinate news stories with sister station in Fargo, North Dakota

REQUIREMENTS:
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA in Journalism or Communication
  • 3-5 years of professional broadcast experience
  • Must be computer proficient and have excellent organizational skills
  • Must have the ability to lead and motivate staff to achieve objectives
  • Able to make decisions and work closely with others under deadline pressure
  • Must have thorough knowledge of broadcast newsroom operations, budgets and journalistic standards
  • Must have a valid driver`s license with a driving record that is insurable by the company

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter and resume to:

Rob Horken, Staion Manager
WDAZ-TV
2220 South Washington Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201
rhorken@wdaz.com
(701) 775-2511

DEADLINE: 2013-04-12