Editor, Managing

US-IN-Indianapolis
3 months ago
Job ID
2016-45180
Category
News Operations

Overview

 

WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Managing Editor to work in our Indianapolis location.

The Managing Editor is a senior management position that will supervise operations of our content gathering center that provides news coverage for WTTV/WXIN.  This person will oversee the story selection process for daily newscasts, as well as planning for upcoming major news events.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Manage the day to day flow of information into the newsroom on all platforms for both stations
  • Management responsibilities include hiring, training and performance evaluation of reporter staff
  • Provide editorial judgment and guidance to reporters in developing, setting up and producing stories and enterprise reporting
  • Establish coverage beat system to make sure important content areas are covered
  • Be the catalyst for enterprise and investigative stories that are unique to FOX59/CBS4
  • Provide strategic oversight of special projects and sweeps coverage for both stations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 5-7 years in a Managing Editor position
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Superior writing skills and news judgment
  • Capable of managing a staff while making decisions under pressure
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

WTTV/WXIN is an equal opportunity employer.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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