NAJA Job Board

Emp Type:
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Main Duties:
Role/Purpose: NBC10 in Philadelphia seeks a Managing Editor responsible for executing the editorial vision and brand of the news department. The successful candidate will have strong news judgment and remarkable leadership skills. This position will report directly to the Vice President of News.
Required Knowledge:
Functions/Responsibilities:  Work with news managers and editorial team to execute news vision and brand model  Responsible for overseeing daily and enterprise editorial content produced by reporters  Reviews reporter content and copy for style, agreement with editorial policy, errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling  Select teases and make sure they execute on all research drivers. Assure newscast writing reflects an investigation style and tone that is clear and easy to understand  Work directly with Assistant News Director, Assignment Manager, and Digital Lead to own breaking news content across multiple platforms on a daily basis  Breaking News- Oversees Breaking coverage in all dayside newscasts and in regular programming. Get us on air and keep us on during continuing coverage  Work with Assignment Manager to develop coverage strategies for major events throughout the Delaware Valley  Coordinate with Creative Services on topical promotions  Participate in the strategic planning/development of news content and delivery to targeted audiences on multiple platforms
Required Experience:
Job Requirements:  Minimum five years’ experience in newsgathering, news production and/or operations  Minimum five years management & leadership experience  Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field  Willingness to work long hours, and on weekends with short notice.  Must be willing to work at the station in Bala Cynwyd, PA  Must be willing submit to a background investigation.  Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  Must be 18 years or older  Must have a valid driver’s license. Desired Characteristics:  Strong editorial, storytelling, and copy editing skills  Ability to recognize the varying needs of each content platforms and their corresponding deadlines  Open to new and creative ways of acquiring content by being an innovative thinker  Firm understanding of digital media and support technologies  Ability to effectively motivate team members  Knowledge of emerging tools and platforms for content distribution  Outstanding interpersonal and communications (oral and written) skills  Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, to shift priorities quickly among multiple projects and do what is necessary to execute on short notice  Working experience in a television newsroom, and within a large media company
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Application Process:
Eligibility Requirements:  Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through  Must be willing to work in Bala Cynwyd, PA  Must be willing to submit to a background investigation  Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States  Must be 18 years or older