WVEC in Norfolk, Virginia has an immediate opening for an Assistant News Director. This person will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the newsroom with the News Director and Executive Producer.
The Assistant News Director will coordinate daily news coverage, have a passion for investigative reporting, and possess the ability to motivate and coach our reporting staff. The ideal candidate will also understand how to execute breaking news coverage not just on-air, but across our multiple web and social media platforms. The Assistant News Director will understand what it means to 'own' the big story and be the market leader in enterprise reporting. You'll also help the News Director with the development and execution of long-term newsroom strategy.
People skills are a must the Assistant News Director will have to work closely with other station departments to manage and solve challenges affecting the newsroom and news product. You will also perform the duties of the News Director in his absence. Prior newsroom management experience is strongly preferred, along with at least 5 years experience in television news.
Please email a cover letter, resume, and a link to a recent newscast to firstname.lastname@example.org or via US Mail to
613 Woodis Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23510
No phone calls please.
WVEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of this station not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of the person's age, race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, or any other protected classes. Discriminatory practices are specifically prohibited by Belo and the Federal Communications Commission.