Weekend Managing Editor

US-TX-Dallas
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-46693

Overview

KDAF-TV is looking for an Weekend Managing Editor for NewsFix, an anchorless newscast in Dallas.

 

NewsFix has a unique tone and POV. The Weekend Managing Editor will help drive the engine that gets the show on every day. You’ll work with the Managing Editor, assignment desk, producers and content creators to oversee and manage the story selection process for daily news broadcasts on the weekends and three nights during the week.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include approving/writing scripts and content before it goes to air/web. That means you have to be a great writer with sound news judgment. Let others learn from your great instincts.

 

Qualifications

  • Strong journalistic background, a BA/BS, and at least 5+ years’ experience in a working news room. Previous News experience in Dallas is a plus.

 

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, strong organizational abilities and a collaborative work ethic.

 

  • Solid leadership and effective management skills and you have creative ideas that you’re ready to roll with.

 

  • An instinct of what’s trending, so you can get ahead of a story or topic. Know what’s buzzing on social media so you can run with it, post it and share it.

 

  • Experience with ENPS, iNews or other newsroom production software.

 

KDAF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

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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