Date of Opening:
2014-01-03

Date Posting Expires:
2014-01-18

Company:
PNS - KSAT-TV 12

FT/PT:
Full Time

Location of Position:
1408 North St. Mary's
San Antonio, Texas

General Position Description:

Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will work with the News Director to help lead our team of broadcast and online journalists to produce compelling, fast-paced broadcasts, develop enhanced online storytelling techniques and create social media impact. The candidate will possess significant experience in the same or similar role, and be able to direct, motivate and develop our team, while maintaining a strong newsroom culture. This individual must be able to perform well under pressure, communicate with all levels of management and staff and meet deadlines. Candidate must have excellent news judgment and a passion for breaking news and weather that translates across all station platforms. Qualified candidates will have a strong background in investigative and enterprise reporting and understand the importance of bringing value and impact to the viewer through advocacy journalism. Flexible schedule required. Strong technical knowledge and computer skills a plus.

Qualifications:
Prefer a minimum of 5 years of experience in a major market either as an Assistant News Director or in a similar management role
Possess exceptional writing skills and visual storytelling skills;
Experience in social media outreach and have a vision for moving our team forward on online/digital platforms.
Degree in communications or related field desired.
Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills;
Must be a self-starter, possessing a great attitude and an interest in mentoring younger journalists
Able to lead a team and achieve its goals;
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, remain calm under pressure and manage deadlines;

Comments:

EOE/DRUG-FREE

Contact Information:

Name or Department:
Bernice Kearney

Address:
1408 North St. Mary''s San Antonio, Texas 78215

Email:
bkearney@ksat.com

Telephone:
210-351-1200