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Managing Editor

Tribune Company - Highlands Ranch, CO

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Managing Editor

Location

US-CO-Denver

Posted Date

3 months ago

(11/28/2017 5:38 PM)

Job ID

2017-46047

Category

News Operations

Overview

KDVR Fox 31 in Denver is looking for an experienced Managing Editor to help run the day to day operations of the KDVR/KWGN newsroom. We are looking for a strong leader who is aggressive, competitive and creative!

Responsibilities

Responsible for overseeing the assignment desk, planning and reporters

Use of strong editorial judgement, writing/storytelling and organizational skills to steer the newsroom team to deliver news better than anyone else in the market

Make decisions on breaking stories to place the stations in a position to be the go to authority for breaking news

Help cultivate unique story ideas and tips with an astute journalistic sense

Work closely with reporters to develop and refine their professional skills and coach performance of direct reports as needed

An advanced knowledge of digital and social media to aid in planning and storytelling

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

College degree in Journalism/Communications/Broadcasting pred; equivalent experience required

Minimum 10 years’ experience as a Journalist

Minimum 5 years’ experience as a news manager in a medium to large market

Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems quickly

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends & ON CALL shifts

Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task

Must be willing to submit to a background check

Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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Company Profile:
Tribune is one of the country’s leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in publishing, digital and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. The company’s broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable and Chicago’s WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience.