News Director

Location
Englewood Cliffs
Posted
May 12, 2011
Closes
Jun 11, 2011
Contact
Ms. H R
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Life & Style Weekly is searching for a news director in the Englewood Cliffs, NJ office. Life & Style is one of the leading newsstand magazines in the country. Be part of an exciting and glamorous news gathering team breaking the BIGGEST and most EXCITING news.

As News Director, your job is to run the news division of the magazine, working with both the east coast and west coast bureaus, as well as reporters and journalists all across the country and world. Must have a love of breaking news, running ground reporting, working with photographers, and developing sources within the celebrity world. Come up with compelling stories, interviews, and access to Hollywood's favorite stars. Work with publicists and the celebrities themselves to tell the stories the way they need to be told.

Must be on-air and TV-ready to do interviews. Run news meetings, coordinate big news operations, be readily available 24-7. Have an awareness of tight deadlines and be used to the weekly grind/schedule and react quickly to breaking news and work with your team to break it first.

Organize rotations of reporters and editors to make sure all stories and beats are covered in all relevant locations. Report directly to the Editor in Chief, to come up with cover stories, leads, and ideas.

Salary depends on experience.

Please apply online through Mediabistro, including your resume and cover letter.

No phone calls please.

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