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News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fulltime
Duties:
Lead and oversee all aspects of daily news operation including organization of targeted content; analyze audience research; work effectively with Marketing, Sales, Production, and JBG Boise Radio colleagues; develop strategies and implement initiatives to engage Viewers; maintain department budget; create a productive work environment via clear communication, accountability, high journalistic standards, and teamwork; foster strong ties to the local community.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
Bachelor`s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience required.

Skills:
Inspiring leadership, innovative strategic thinking, and proven ability to improve performance of News operations; desire to build a winning team that plans and works together; thorough knowledge of broadcast business; ability to make decisions under pressure; excellent communication, motivational, and organizational skills; strong knowledge of journalistic standards and related legal guidelines; committed to developing the staff`s reporting, producing, and management skills; solid grasp of digital and social media platforms; have an understanding of running a 100+ranked newsroom with Nielsen Diaries; fully understand and implement an advocacy brand of "On YOUR Side". Experience: Minimum of 3 years as a television News Director or Assistant Director.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:
Marie McGlynn
Vice President & Market Manager
Journal Broadcast Group - Idaho
1866 E. Chisholm Drive
Nampa, Idaho 83687
mmcglynn@jrn.com

Journal Broadcast Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2013-09-23