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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Drug screen and background check required. Young Broadcasting of Albany is an Equal Opportunity Employer.