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The News Director leads and supervises all aspects of news, weather and sports programming production.
WRBL is the Nexstar-owned, CBS television affiliate and digital media operation located in Columbus, Georgia. We are seeking an experienced News Director who is an innovative and dynamic leader, possessing excellent news and ethical judgment, strong digital content understanding and a passion to be the best. We are seeking a leader with a proven track record of team, product, content and community development leading to audience growth.
The market has great local diversity with healthcare, education, and tourism all playing significant roles in the economy. Our community is surrounded by several institutes of higher learning like Auburn, Troy, Tuskegee and Columbus State universities along with Columbus Technical College. In addition, the market is located within the Chattahoochee River Valley, covering parts of two states - Georgia and Alabama. In addition, Fort Benning and Callaway Gardens are inside the market, offering something for everyone.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Requirements & Skills:
The News Director must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoor in environmentally controlled conditions. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Must be able to lift, set up, and operate equipment weighing up to 30 pounds.
This is a tremendous opportunity to join one of the fastest growing broadcast and digital companies in the industry while leading the successful growth of a talented team of journalists.
Interested candidates must apply online. If you have not applied with Nexstar before you must setup an account and use this link to apply and attach your resume etc.