Assistant News Director

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Job ID:
1950
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Rogers, AR US
Station Name:
KHBS/KHOG-TV

Job Description

KHBS is searching for an aggressive, creative and experienced news leader.  The ideal candidate will have excellent news judgment, strong management skills and an aggressive approach to breaking news coverage--on the air and online. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, skilled communicator who leads our team in the execution of market-leading breaking news, weather coverage and community service on all platforms daily. With a unique format, a dedication to hard news and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the News Director to oversee the day-to-day operation and editorial content of the newsroom
  • Plan big event coverage
  • Execute the brand, both on air and online
  • Schedule talent

Required Skills

  • Individual must have a passion for news and communication skills to manage a large staff and multiple hours of daily newscasts.
  • Strong communication and people skills.
  • Creativity is a must

Education:                                        

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Communications, Journalism, or related field. Or equivalent work experience 

Required Experience

  • 2 years of newsroom supervisory and/or management experience
  • Strong producing background preferred
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