Assistant News Director

39433

West Sacramento, CA, US, 95605

Production
West Sacramento
Full-Time
On-Site

  

CBS Sacramento is looking for a phenomenal content-focused, creative, dynamic Assistant News Director to oversee day-to-day operations and special projects. The candidate must know how to execute and direct coverage across multiple platforms in real time. The Assistant News Director will work with reporters and producers to cultivate content and refine platform-specific storytelling. The ideal candidate will generate ideas for improving workflow, content, and production to drive audience growth on television and all digital platforms.

Other duties include:

  • Directing enterprise reporting with focus on unique stories not being told anywhere else
  • Infusing effective use of the brand into stories and newscasts
  • Planning special event coverage
  • Ensuring a balanced and ethical presentation is sustained in accordance with CBS policies and instructions, industry codes, FCC rules and station brand values.
  • Strong understanding of right of public access, public records, copyrights, and other media law issues
  • Leading newsroom managers on execution and job growth
  • Work hand-in-hand with promotion/marketing
  • Collaborating with News Director on short and long-term strategic goals for station, analyzation of data to form strategic and tactical plans, hiring employees, and growing staffers across work groups

Qualifications:

  • Proven track record in content cultivation and execution
  • Proven track record in effective leadership
  • Significant relevant experience in roles of increasing responsibility in news management required.


 


CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  

 

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Hiring Salary Range: $125,000.00 - 145,000.00. 

 

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.  

 

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Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Sacramento