Responsible for the vision, strategies, and tactical adjustments for news content on-air, on our digital channels/apps & on social.
Oversee daily editorial content of the newscasts plus digital & social channels. Hire, supervise, evaluate and train News Department personnel according to company policy.
Set and oversee the editorial and ethical standards in the newsroom.
Stay current with all news related trends on broadcast and digital.
Oversee long term and special coverage of events and issues for the News Department.
Demonstrate knowledge of current local, national and international events and issues.
Remain aware of issues affecting the community.
Develop and monitor budgets for News Department.
Ensure budgetary compliance.
Recruit for open positions.
Work with VP/Creative Services to help grow ratings and digital metrics.
Manage news department workload; develop original local type programming as needed.
Communicate to VP/General Manager of any department, on-air or personnel problems.
Provide General Manager with monthly News information for the GM report schedule and conduct news department meetings at least once per calendar quarter.
A minimum of five years’ experience in leading a news team is required, in a top 50 market. College degree in communications/journalism or related field preferred.
Experience in program development, planning, recruiting and budget oversight required.
To apply, go to our career website at http://www.fox35orlando.com/about/jobs or email resume at