KNOP News Director

Location North Platte, NE
Type Full time
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Apply by June 30. 2020
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Posted on May 12, 2020


KNOP-TV, the NBC affiliate in North Platte, NE, seeks a news leader who’s ready for the challenge of leading one of the highest-rated news stations in the country. The experienced candidate will lead the development of news content on television, OTT, mobile, and various other platforms. Most importantly, the candidate must aspire to lead a wonderful team of journalists, including veterans and those just starting out, to serve the local community with a continued tradition of excellence.

General Responsibilities:
• Manage of editorial flow, assigning MMJs for daily coverage
• Supervise and schedule personnel
• Hire and supervise training of news staff
• Review content on all platforms for journalistic balance
• Participate with station staff in the development of local issue and event coverage plans
• Work closely with the staff to distribute content on all platforms
• Be ready to fill-in for critical positions as needed

• A proven record of success in leadership, production and distribution of local news, and development of talent
• Strong leadership skills and excellent news judgment
• A successful track record utilizing multi-media digital assets maximizing how news is covered and distributed
• A passion for production and storytelling, combined with an unwavering commitment to journalistic ethics and standards
• A community-minded spirit and vision to expand the station’s outreach and impact. College degree preferred

Additional Information:
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KOLN KNOP TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. KNOP/Gray Television participates in E-Verify. EOE