Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Job Category: Television
Employment Type: Full time
NBC10/Telemundo62 is seeking an experienced, strategic news leader and journalist to lead and direct its diverse duopoly newsroom. Our motivated leader will have a proven track record of strategic growth across all platforms. The successful candidate will elevate and motivate a team with their vision for maximizing performance, inspiring excellence, and living our brand as we serve the tri-state area. The successful candidate must have exceptional journalistic skills, a news philosophy that emphasizes accuracy, and decision-making ability based upon a mixture of analysis, experience, and thoughtful judgment.
Strategically lead, inspire, and manage our multi-platform News team.
Work closely with the News team to produce high-quality, relevant, local content that differentiates our stations apart from competitors.
Support the success of our News pillars in Weather, Breaking News, Investigative, and Consumer across all platforms.
Lead a culture that values enterprise reporting and breaking news across all content platforms.
Leads change in a convincing and inclusive manner.
Prioritize collaboration between television and digital content teams to create original, must-see programming and breaking news coverage for all platforms.
Skillfully partner with digital leader to use social media and digital tools to research, discover, and distribute content.
Inspire and coach superior, unique, and engaging multi-platform storytelling.
Maintain close, daily interaction with all department leaders in a mutual effort to achieve station goals and extend our brand.
Strong financial acumen and successful experience preparing departmental budgets, developing and presenting strategic plans.
Perform other duties as assigned to drive and fulfill the station's mission while abiding by news and business protocols of NBCU.
Qualifications/Requirements : • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field or equivalent work experience. • A proven track record with a minimum of 10 years of experience at a senior level position demonstrating excellence in news coverage. • A minimum of 10 years of experience in content creation for a news outlet
Desired Characteristics : • A high-character performer who brings integrity, trust, and leadership to the role • Big picture thinker who embraces research and strategic planning • Ability to create and execute a winning strategy across multiple platforms • Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal (not required) • Duopoly news sharing experience • Exemplary writing and editing skills in all platforms • Proven track record in growing ratings in all newscasts and platforms • Demonstrated excellence in people management, leadership, and coaching skills • High-character leader who values trust, integrity and effective listening while providing leadership to News professionals and driving a culture of creativity and excellence in a multi-platform environment • Proven track record of community involvement • Exceptional organizational skills suited for a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and energetic and diligent in launching major campaigns • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws impacting newsroom operations • Knowledgeable about FCC rules and laws pertaining to news broadcasting in multi-media platforms and employment and labor regulations • “Out of the box” thinker who challenges traditional norms and champions innovation • Demonstrates proven ability to develop and convey the organizational vision to all departments at all levels