JOB OPENING — News Director

Job Summary:

Gray Television owned KMVT-TV (CBS) in Twin Falls, ID is seeking a dynamic News Director to oversee content and day to day operations of its news department. The ideal candidate will possess newsroom leadership experience, a proven track record of success, meter market experience, and a vision for taking an award winning news product to an exceptional level. The candidate must also demonstrate an understanding and enthusiasm for evolving digital, social and mobile media. If you have the experience, talent and skills necessary to effectively lead, mentor, and motivate an outstanding group of journalists and news professionals please apply.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• The News Director must have a strong working knowledge of community issues and needs, understand sound journalistic principles, oversee all content gathering and presentation in a visual and viewer oriented storytelling style
• The news Director is responsible for planning big event coverage such as elections, parades, and rodeos
• Supervise and schedule personnel
• Review content on all platforms for journalistic balance
• Participate with station staff in the development of local issue and event coverage plans
• Work closely with the staff to distribute content on all platforms
• Knowledge and proficiency in posting content to websites and social media
• Knowledge and proficiency in the use of social media to enhance newsgathering and customer engagement

Requirements:

Applicants should have at least 2 years of newsroom management experience, and a 4 year college degree is preferred.

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

If you feel you have these skills, please go here to apply: Apply Now!

Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

About KMVT:

KMVT is the dominant news source for Twin Falls and central Idaho. Twin Falls offers great scenic views and diverse recreation opportunities. Winter in Idaho brings the opportunity for snow sports all over the state, and our station is 45 minutes from World Class skiing in Sun Valley.

When the snow melts, enjoy mountain biking, hiking, fishing and picnics. Take in views of the massive Snake River Canyon or tee off surrounded by canyon walls and dazzling waterfalls.

Home to the “Niagara of the West”, Shoshone Falls is higher than Niagara Falls and a unique and beautiful site to enjoy. Kayak and explore the Snake River or dine in a great local restaurant – featuring fresh Idaho local grown potatoes, of course!

Learn more about KMVT at, http://www.kmvt.com/content/news/?article=402306135&disable=ads.