• Assistant News Director

    Location US-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/12/2018 6:08 PM)
    Job ID
    News Operations
  • Overview

    Title: Assistant News Director

    Reports to: News Director


    Responsible for assisting in the overall supervision of the News Department and for developing and executing news content designed to improve communications, job performance and overall impact of news broadcasts. May represent the news director on such occasions as assigned.


    • Must have undergraduate degree in communications, related field or equivalent related work experience. 
    • A minimum 7-10 years experience as a news manager with technical and editorial responsibilities in a large market or network. 
    • Previous news management experience as a news director, assistant news director, executive news producer managing editor or technical manager preferred. 
    • Experience involving the distribution of news content across multiple platforms. 
    • Candidate must possess excellent leadership skills while managing a large staff under extreme pressure. 
    • Strong organizational and communication skills, both oral and written required.


    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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