Fox 26 KRIV just posted its open Vice President/News Director gig that Tom Doerr left open after moving to sister station WFLD Chicago Fox 32.
KRIV/KTXH currently has an opening for a VP, News Director. Individual must possess the ability to motivate, lead and manage a major market news operation to its maximum potential. Must possess solid experience in strategic planning, strong organization and problem solving skills, strong oral and written communication skills and must bring successful management experience in leading a large newsroom. Individual will be expected to develop the vision and strategies for newscasts to achieve ratings growth. Additional responsibilities include developing and managing departmental and capital budgets, establishing strategic goals and oversee planning to ensure news gathering quality control, ethics and image of the news product. Must be able to successfully work with management personnel in all departments.
Degree in Journalism or related field required. Five  or more years Previous News Director experience in a mid to major market preferred. Individual must be a highly motivated, creative and organizationally sound news leader with proven team building skills and a winning attitude. Must possess strong editorial judgment and a successful track record in recruitment/hiring and contract negotiation. Must have strong background in legal and ethical issues as it relates to the news gathering process. Ability to challenge employees to grow and develop news gathering and reporting skills to consistently deliver informative, compelling and accurate newscasts. Knowledge of research and effective promotions essential. Must possess modern vision, honesty and outstanding planning skills. Must be knowledgeable in developing web and social media initiatives.
If that job is a little too high level for you, don't worry, the station has others open:
Human Resources Manager
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