AUSTIN (KXAN) - KXAN is accepting applications for an experienced FT Assistant News Director with proven leadership, communication and editorial skills. Austin is a highly-desired and fast-growing market, recently moving up to a top-40 DMA ranking. KXAN approaches all content with an in-depth, investigative focus.
Candidates must have a track record of producing in-depth, investigative content. The Assistant News Director will directly supervise general assignment reporters and manage daily news content, leading staff in making collaborative editorial decisions that keep our coverage competitive, on brand, and in alignment with our strategies. Responsibilities also include scheduling, training, hiring, and evaluating reporter staff.
Previous experience as News Director or Assistant News Director, with reporting background, preferred. Previous news management experience required, in addition to reporting and/or producing background. Journalism degree required.
Qualified candidates only should send a résumé & references to:
908 West MLK Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
No phone calls please