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Managing Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Managing Editor is responsible for organizing and coordinating assignment desk staff and multi-media journalists (MMJs) to facilitate daily news coverage for multiple platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Additional duties include:

  • Manage daily editorial flow, including assigning MMJs, photojournalists, and assignment desk staff to cover daily news stories and events;
  • Lead daily news planning and coverage;
  • Supervise and schedule MMJs, content coordinators, and assignment desk staff to manage overtime;
  • Review content, ensuring journalistic balance, for all platforms;
  • Implement and have working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws impacting operations;
  • Assist editorial staff in developing all news coverage plans;
  • Work closely with executive producers on distribution of coverage;
  • Knowledge and proficiency in posting content to station websites;
  • Knowledge and proficiency in using social media to enhance newsgathering and customer engagement;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline.

EXPERIENCE: At least five (5) years news room management experience with a proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

EQUIPMENT: Possess advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office and social media. Broad understanding of newsroom operations and equipment.

SKILLS: Advanced oral and written communication skill. Must have the ability to work a varied schedule, including weekends and holidays.

OTHER: Must have valid drivers license with safe driving record and proof of insurance.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please apply online

DEADLINE: 2013-11-28