News Director

Essential Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will possess newsroom leadership experience, a proven track record of success, and a vision for taking a competitive, award winning news product to an exceptional level. The candidate must also demonstrate an understanding and enthusiasm for evolving digital, social and mobile media. If you have the experience, talent and skills necessary to effectively lead, mentor, and motivate an outstanding group of journalists and news professionals please apply.


Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field

3-5years experience in television news

Proven administrative skills with budgeting, planning and staff scheduling

Ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple tasks

Knowledge of television news operations and other media platforms

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

WVLT-TV – News Director Opening
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 

Job descriptions are subject to change at the discretion of management.