Managing Editor - Newsroom

Are you a creative person with a good eye, great work ethic and a positive attitude? WVLT Local 8 News has an excellent leadership opportunity for a Managing Editor.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Our newsroom is moving in a particular direction which includes a heavy focus on our multiscreen audience. We need someone that will embrace a digital first philosophy and pitch & choose editorial content that is on point with our brand and our audience. We’re looking for a leader who knows what it takes to motivate and manage a great team. The EP works closely with producers, oversees story selection, pre-production, rundowns and proofs and edits scripts on a daily basis. In addition, the EP oversees sweeps, promotables and content for the shows.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of ENPS preferred. Great writing skills, creativity, ethical news judgment and an understanding of good story telling. Must be a good Newsroom Citizen and bring a positive attitude to an already positive newsroom. Must have the skill to produce & booth a show if needed. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications or equivalent training and/or experience is required plus a minimum 2 years show producing or other news supervisory role.

Persons interested in submitting an application for the position identified above should apply online at

Managing Editor Position
6450 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919

Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. WVLT/Gray Television participates in E-Verify. EOE