Assistant News Director
US

Jacksonville, Florida

Posted in Media
about 1 month ago


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Job Info


Job Summary

position profile

Reporting to the News Director, the Assistant News Director serves as content and assignment manager. They guide and influence the news team through coaching and direction. The Assistant News Director is a partner to the News Director in ensuring that the vision of the WOKV News Team is carried out in every newscast on the radio, and through all digital and social channels. They produce compelling news content that contributes to our success daily. And they are an active contributor of digital content that is shared by other CMG Jacksonville radio stations and Action News Jax.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages news content assignments
  • Anchors newscasts
  • Produces, writes and reports stories for radio and digital platforms
  • Coaches news talent
  • Leads digital and social media policy
  • Conducts interviews
  • Develops policies, procedures for continuous improvement
  • Other duties as assigned


What we look for

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS/skills
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, broadcast journalism, or communications
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills and demonstrated ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Knowledge of management principles and practices with demonstrated leadership and team building abilities
  • Ability to proactively identify and diagnose business needs and deliver relevant solutions
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver results against a work plan in a fast-paced environment, giving attention to detail even under high pressure situations
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must be a team player with a positive "Whatever it Takes" attitude
  • Proactive, self-motivated player with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to identify organizational development needs and deliver relevant coaching or training as needed
  • Proven storytelling skills with the ability to clearly articulate business issues and solutions to senior leaders
  • Analytical with the ability to evaluate complex data and make recommendations
  • Forward thinking and has a continuous process improvement mindset; highly effective decision-­making and judgment
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills and demonstrated ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Knowledge of management principles and practices with demonstrated leadership and team building abilities


year one Critical success Factors

Cultural Assimilation:

Building positive and trusting relationships internally; is trusted and respected for not only technical competence, but also business judgment; and has earned the confidence and trust of the local market leadership team, and key business partners.

ongoing key characteristics

Build Relationships

Building, leveraging and maintaining relationships within and across work groups.

Business Acumen

Using one's knowledge of economic, financial, market and industry trends to understand and improve individual, work group and/or organizational results; using one's understanding of major business functions, industry trends and own organization's position to contribute to effective business strategies and/or tactics.

Decision Making

Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities by gathering, analyzing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts and constraints and optimizes probable consequences.

Influence Others

Using effective involvement and persuasion strategies to gain acceptance of ideas and commitment to actions that support specific work outcomes.


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