TV managing editor


Posted May 23, 2017

Location: Raleigh, N.C.

Job status: Full-time

WRAL-TV is looking for a seasoned manager to supervise daily news coverage that stands out locally, regionally, and even nationally. This individual will be responsible for ensuring WRAL owns breaking news, enterprises stories, excels at special projects, and effectively serves communities across a 23-county viewing area. That will entail superior coordination of crews, resources, and assignments with a can-do attitude.  The managing editor must have a multimedia mindset and successfully apply evolving strategies for disseminating content.  This individual will play a key role in helping innovate the WRAL newsroom. Exceptional leadership, communication, and planning skills are essential.   Outstanding news judgment is critical.   This individual must be a self-starter who can dependably carry out a wide variety of tasks simultaneously.  The managing editor must generate a never-ending list of interesting story ideas.  Assisting in story development and script approval are important aspects of the job.  So is effectively interacting with other departments, divisions, vendors, stringers, contacts, sources, viewers, readers, etc.  Coming up with ideas to improve news-gathering and newsroom operations will be expected on a regular basis.  At least eight years of previous television news experience and three years of management experience are preferred.  A four-year college degree is required.

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