Location: Dallas - Fort Worth, Texas Function: Production Specialty: Television & Film, Video Level: Manager (Supervisor) Duration: Full Time Salary Description: competitive
Provide overall News leadership and drive strategy for News coverage, fostering a culture of creativity and excellence
Foster a culture of inclusiveness, and lead the news management team in providing a positive employee experience with employee development and recognition top of mind
Collaborate to ensure local newscasts are well conceived and provide multi-platform, high quality coverage, accuracy, and integrity to improve competitive position in the market
Create the cohesive standards for all aspects of the on-air presentation in coordination with the Texas Connects Us brand
Serve local viewers by providing content that speaks to the diversity of North Texas
Implement strategic mission and tactical operation of the newsroom while ensuring the highest levels of journalistic, ethical, TV production and promotion standards are maintained on multiple platforms
Oversee day-to-day coverage, big story, breaking news, severe weather, and sweeps planning with consideration of payroll, staffing, field, and news operations to meet established goals and objectives
Develop strategic plans for ratings growth for broadcast as well as new media platforms
Establish a successful record in recruiting, developing and retaining top talent
Manage third party content partnerships
Work closely with Brand Marketing team to ensure promotional and branding strategies are aligned
Achieve highest standard of integrity in news operation
Establish performance goals, guidelines, and expectations; oversee the performance appraisal process across the news organization
Manage and lead team of News and Content professionals newsgathering, production, news programming and presentation
Lead a team of news managers; coach and develop staff in the arts of management and leadership, recruiting/retaining top talent, and developing their teams in a multiplatform environment
Partner closely with Sales, Technology, Marketing, Community Affairs, and other departments to further multi-platform opportunities and support NBC branding and programming initiatives
Partner closely with Finance team on budget preparation/maintenance and resource alignment.
Prepare departmental budget, develop strategic plans to operate within the budget
Must plan for the unexpected and respond well in crisis, keeping the news staff focused and committed to performing under extreme tension and pressure
This position reports to the President & General Manager
Minimum of 7 years experience in the following: o Experience as a Broadcast News Director, Assistant News Director or similar leadership role in a mid to large market o Experience preparing departmental budgets, developing strategic plans and presenting in front of large audiences. o Experience and success in coaching, leading and motivating a team of news employees
Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
Additional Job Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #)
Able to work a Flexible Schedule and Shifts
Must be willing to work at the station location south of DFW airport
Must be 18 years or older
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal’s Dispute Resolution program
A proven track record of newsroom leadership
Key role in growing ratings in past newscasts
Previous experience leading coverage through severe weather events
Proven ability to prepare departmental budgets and develop strategic plans to operate within budgets
Proven ability to coach, lead, and motivate a team of employees
Strong organizational skills
Marketing research skills
People management, leadership and coaching skills
Ability to multi-task, in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
Understanding of all facets of television news operation.
Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations related to news
Exemplary writing and editing skills and social media skills.
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