CBS Corporation News Director in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA, US
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Lead a culture of winning and excellence in the station’s news department.
Responsible for the on-air execution of each newscast.
Capable of evolving the on-air product technically to reflect the current competitive environment within the marketplace.
Executes short and long term strategic goals for station.
Provides solid leadership and tactical direction on the day-to-day coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.
Ensures that a balanced and ethical presentation is sustained in accordance with CBS policies and instructions, industry codes, FCC rules and station brand values.
Implements a solid succession plan for all positions within the newsroom, beginning with careful search and recruitment techniques and continuing with effective mentoring, training and development.
Prepares the News Department’s budget and carefully manages all department expenses, while working closely with the Accounting Department.
Works in concert with the other station Department Heads and management team to further evolve station brand, programs and new business development.
Proven track record in producing winning newscasts while leading a team of people that develop into successful professionals.
Proven track record in effective leadership.
Ability to effectively analyze audience data and develop key tactics for improvement based on that research.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field.
Significant relevant experience in roles of increasing responsibility in news management required (specifics and length of time varies by market).
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled