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Assistant News Director

The E.W. Scripps owned ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, seeks an aggressive, enthusiastic, motivated & dedicated News Manager who will supervise the daily operation of the newsroom, guide coverage across platforms, directly supervise the reporting staff and assist in leading special event coverage.

The Assistant News Director is responsible for the gathering, production and distribution of news content on multiple platforms.

Key activities

  • Assist News Director with supervisory responsibility for all news broadcasts and online content
  • Involved in hiring and performance management of direct reports
  • Assist News Director in the on-going evaluation of personnel
  • Coach producers and multi-media journalists on presentation
  • Lead breaking news coverage across multiple platforms
  • Ability to manage cross platform content creation and distribution
  • Implement and have working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations
  • Write copy, edit and proof-read scripts for air and web
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station websites
  • Schedule anchors and multi-media journalists
  • Lead coverage planning of major events, i. e. elections, special events
  • Proactively communicate news initiatives across departments
  • Evaluate workflow efficiencies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Minimum of 3 years newsroom management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years newscast producing experience
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Broad understanding of newsroom operations and equipment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

Please apply online

DEADLINE: 2013-11-28