News Director wanted for the Cordillera Broadcasting television duopoly in Corpus Christi, Texas.
The News Director is responsible for supervising one of the largest television news departments in South Texas while executing a dual-brand strategy that produces ratings growth for both KRIS-TV (NBC) and KZTV-TV (CBS).
The News Director will work at both a strategic and tactical level to carry out each station's Action Plan.
At the strategic level, the News Director must work closely with other senior station personnel, especially the station's promotions department. The News Director must be able to effectively communicate and inspire department personnel to implement the daily requirements of the Action Plan(s).
The News Director will manage all news content delivered on multiple platforms and will monitor and critique newscasts, web content, and the department's use of social media.