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Assistant News Director/Managing Editor


  • Serves as a second-in-command to the station's news director, similar to a chief operating officer of an organization.
  • Works to build a team committed to journalistic integrity in pursuit of ratings dominance in the market.
  • Oversees day-to-day management of the newsroom and assists in coordinating news coverage on all of the station's platforms, with an increased focus on digital.
  • Coordinates with the news director on the hiring, training and management of the news staff, including support personnel.
  • Develops a news coverage blueprint and delivers daily critiques of the content and other digital products.
  • Assigns staff to projects, monitors their progress and helps with the writing and production as necessary, ensuring the station's journalistic standards are met.
  • Oversees equipment maintenance.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Experience Level

  • A bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field.
  • Prior supervisory experience and experience in a newsroom.
  • Familiarity with the software and specialized equipment used in a newsroom.