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Position Information

Title  77WABC News Director
Description  JOB SUMMARY: The 77 WABC News Director manages all news content across all media platforms and orchestrates all elements that
have been gathered into a complete news presentation.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

* Reporting to the Program Director, the News Director Responsible for assigned newscasts, including evaluating stories,
organizing them into a cohesive sequence within newscasts, and overseeing writing, production, and timing of broadcasts.

* Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet station and cluster business objectives.

* Manage news room, news staff and contribute to the editorial process, including making solid decisions in breaking news

* Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.

* Write, produce and edit material for a newscast that appeals to targeted audiences.

* Maintain budgetary requirements for news staff and news department.

* overseeing news related talk shows and specials

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

* Must be able to interact well with multi-media journalists, news anchors, station managers, production and engineering staff.

* Detail oriented.

* Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.

* Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.

* Proficient in audio sourcing and editing.

* Ability to write and edit for web stories and posts.

Additional tasks:

* News anchoring as needed

* Street reporting as needed

Education/Experience: Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or
radio broadcast/production.

Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of
responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.


Hiring Organization

Name  Cumulus Media
Description  As America’s second largest operator of radio stations, Cumulus provides high-impact local marketing solutions in 110
metropolitan areas. We introduce businesses of all sizes to our communities of over 150 million listeners via radio, digital
media, targeted e-mail and on-site promotions. These solutions help our customers build strong brands and tap into over $4
Trillion of local spending power
Industry  Communications / Media - TV / Radio Broadcasting
Web site 

Hiring Contact Information

Name  Recruitment Coordinator

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