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News Director/Anchor at KIDY-TV

News Director/Anchor

KIDY-TV San Angelo, TX Full-Time
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We are searching for an experienced and motivated News Director/Anchor to oversee the content team and also on occasion, anchor and report for TEGNA-owned Fox affiliate sister stations, KIDY-TV in San Angelo, Texas and KXVA-TV in Abilene, Texas.

TEGNA is re-imagining local news in the digital age— thinking big and being bold to deliver content to our audience on multiple platforms. Our ideal candidate can identify engaging content, teach others how to do so, and develop a road map to meet the goals of our company. 

 In this role, you will:

  • Strategically lead, inspire and manage News Department.
  • Oversee on-air and digital news content.
  • Serve as an anchor/multiskilled journalist as needed.
  • Work closely with the news team to produce high-quality, relevant, local content that sets the station apart from competitors.
  • Lead a culture that owns enterprise reporting and breaking news across all content platforms. 
  • Inspire and coach superior, unique and engaging storytelling.
  • Foster, encourage and reward out-of-the-box thinking that leads to differentiation and success.
  • Emphasize the importance of solid research to build credibility.
  • Use consumer analytics to determine content.
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms, including social media.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned, to drive and fulfill the mission while abiding by the values of this organization. 

 

 

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Here’s what you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree and news leadership experience.
  • 5-7 years of content experience, including generation of original content, and 2-3 years managing other journalists.
  • Successful innovative leadership, communication, and staff and product development skills. 
  • Solid journalistic judgement and a news philosophy that emphasizes accurate, fair and unique local content, along with community engagement. 
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) preferred.
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems.
  • Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism.
  • Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content.
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook. 
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under time pressure deadlines.
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events. 

Recommended skills

Spanish Language
Photojournalism
Journalism
Storytelling
Editing
Research
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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

San Angelo, TX

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

12/28/2020

Job ID

9607/7677/37810
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