News Director

ABC affiliate (WTEN) in Albany, NY has an immediate need for a News Director.  WTEN also operates a JS&S agreement with WXXA (FOX).  Responsibilities include managing a news operation that provides news product to both WTEN and WXXA.  Ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills along with a passion for multi-platform news distribution.  Knowledge of branding and marketing is essential.  Must be able to create and maintain a positive, focused, and competitive culture within the News Department.  Work ethic and in-depth knowledge of news coverage will be closely examined.

Experience requirements are minimally an assistant news director.  Education requirements are minimally a four year degree in Journalism, Communication, or closely related field.

Qualified candidates should apply online at www.MediaGeneral.com or email resume and cover letter to hr@news10.com.   Drug screen and background check required. Young Broadcasting of Albany is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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