Executive News Director, WHAS 11 TV, Louisville, KY

Executive News Director, WHAS 11 TV, Louisville, KY

Position Title: Executive News Director-- Full-time,     WHAS 11 TV   Louisville, KY

Company Name: WHAS11 TV
Location of Job: Louisville KY
Company Address:
520 West Chestnut Street
City : Louisville Kentucky 40202

Position Description: Minimum Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field
•5 years experience in television news management
•Thorough understanding of television news operations and other media platforms (digital/social media, etc)
•Proven leadership skills, motivating & managing a large news staff/supervisors
•Understand the importance of promoting and branding a newscast
•Excellent verbal, written, & organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines
•Ability to make quick and sound news decisions for on-air delivery
•Strong knowledge of budgeting process

•Responsible for the content of all TV news programs and activities to attract audience majority/ratings
•Plan short/long term news coverage goals, projects, and department
•Monitors newscasts for accurate content to ensure branding vision is on track
•Attracts, motivates, and retains news staff
•Stay abreast of competition, trends, media platforms, equipment, and techniques

To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume to:
Please include your Name & Position in the subject line:

WHAS Human Resources Department
520 West Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40202
E-mail: tspence@whas11.com  
Contact Name: Terrence Spence