News Director

Here’s your chance to lead an award-winning newsroom! NBC affiliate WVVA TV in Bluefield, WV, has a newsroom loaded with talent! We are committed to strong journalism and community service. If you have a passion for excellence, and a burning desire to lead the number one television news team in the Bluefield/Beckley WV market we want to hear from you. This is not a sit behind a desk job!

As News Director you are coaching, guiding and mentoring on a continuous basis. Are you someone that has heart, wants to make a difference and grow beyond traditional broadcast news? An excellent opportunity to join our team, we are looking for a dynamic newsroom leader to take our team to the next level. You must be a catalyst and a leader in our digital and social efforts as well and set the tone every day in the newsroom.

WVVA is a continuous local news source with an immediate deadline mentality. The News Director directly oversees all involved in our news gathering and distribution processes. This manager directs the development of our content, weighs the full editorial possibility of every story, and makes immediate decisions on how it will be disseminated on the appropriate platforms. You will work closely with the Social Media Manager and Content Manager to ensure that our customers are being served on all platforms.

WVVA delivers news as it happens on air, online and on the go all the time.

A minimum of 5 years television news management experience and a college degree in broadcast journalism preferred. Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate strong working knowledge of community issues and needs, as well as sound journalistic principles. Must have the ability to make fast, accurate journalistic and logistical judgments.

WVVA Television is a Quincy Media station. Learn why our family-owned company has a reputation as one of the best to work for in the industry today at www.quincymediacareers.com.

Please send your resume and cover letter with references to WVVA TV, Human Resources, 3052 Big Laurel Highway, Bluefield, WV 24701 or email asluss@wvva.com.

WVVA is an equal opportunity employer.

Ben Mitchell

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