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WPVI Assistant News Director

Company: ABC Owned TV Stations
Location: Waterford Works
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

WPVI-TV: Philadelphia's leading news station is seeking an aggressive, enthusiastic, motivated & dedicated Assistant News Director who will supervise the daily operation of the newsroom and guide coverage across -all -platforms. The ideal candidate will have strong editorial judgment and leadership skills, and is passionate about creating memorable and impactful content. The Assistant News Director collaborates with the News Director and other members of the News management team, to execute a strategic vision for creating high-impact content, innovating multi-platform storytelling and developing newsroom systems that support strategic goals. Responsibilities:

  • Aggressively leads breaking news and severe weather coverage
  • Works closely with News Director on recruitment and development
  • Leads specials production and high-impact content projects as assigned
  • Develops and implements plans for sweeps, special reports, investigative/consumer reports, election coverage, and documentaries -
  • Identifies opportunities for special news coverage and strategic advantages
  • Coordinate schedules and supervise team contributing to producing special content Basic Qualifications :
    • Minimum of 5 years of local news management experience and a major understanding of news content in the digital/social world
    • Detail-oriented and understands how the content drives the storytelling format for various platforms
    • Works effectively under deadline pressure
    • Must be flexible with working hours and adaptable to change
    • Ability to make logical decisions in a fast-paced environment --- Basic Education:
      • High school degree or equivalent Preferred Education
        • Bachelor's degree (preferred in Journalism) or equivalent work experience #OTVSMedia

Keywords: ABC Owned TV Stations, Philadelphia , WPVI Assistant News Director, Executive , Waterford Works, Pennsylvania

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