Job Information News Director Company Information
Company KLFY-TV 10
Contact Name Jessica Ponthie
Contact Email
Since 12/31/1969
Job Information
Job Type Full-Time
Department News
Category Television
Posted 08/10/2017
Minimum Education University
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Job Status
Start Publishing 08/10/2017
Stop Publishing 01/01/2018
[Lafayette,United States ]

The News Director leads and supervises all aspects of new, weather, and sports programming production. Essential duties and responsibilities:      Manages all aspects of the news department (other than production) Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department. Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion, and termination of employees. Develops news coverage strategy for the station and it's website. Critiques newscasts on a daily basis to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff. Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met. Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals. Determines programming and evaluation of equipment needs to produce quality programming. Responds to coverage questions. Works with other senior station leaders to establish and reach station goals. Performs other duties as assigned.


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Bachelor's Degree Experienced (non manager)

Preferred Skills
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