Director of News


WBRZ has an incredible opportunity for a charismatic newsroom leader, show doctor and content innovator to lead our breaking and investigative journalism team as DIRECTOR OF NEWS.  Executive news leadership positions at WBRZ are rare.  The family-owned television station makes the rules and breaks them.  Like any other news station, the news director at WBRZ oversees the journalism operation but must be willing to get their hands dirty, try new things and use research to drive coverage and viewership growth.  WBRZ is renowned for its dogged investigative journalism.  A knack for navigating complex stories, creativity and a passion for coaching is a necessity.  Newsroom management experience is required.  Equally important is understanding the audience and knowing how to manage expectations.  A producing background is ideal.  Knowledge of managing a budget, resources and mentoring a larger staff are crucial.  Email cover letter and resumes to Trey Schmaltz;

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