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 http://www.gray.tv/applynow.

WVLT-TV
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