KRCR-TV, in Redding, California, is seeking an experienced, hands-on News Director with strong leadership skills and a bold style.

Responsibilities include:

Managing the stations’ news operations, setting budgets, establishing goals and directing the staff that produces 26+ hours of local news weekly.

Responsible for initiating and managing content delivery on multiple platforms.

Work closely with local and corporate management to establish News content, philosophy and direction.

Review daily newscasts to ensure quality control and brand compliancy, and
subsequently provide feedback to all news staff.

Recruiting, hiring and negotiating contracts for news department personnel.

Collaborate with other managers to develop marketing plans, establish ratings goals, and effectively reach said goals.

Requirements and Qualifications:

At least five (5) years experience in news management with noted leadership skills is required.

A 4-year degree, preferably in Journalism or Communications, is required.

Must have a working knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel, and privacy laws.

Will bring strong fiscal experience for both operational and capital expenditures.

Must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple hours of daily newscasts on two stations and must have a proven track record of success in building a winning news organization.

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