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KXII News 12, the longtime #1 station in the Texoma region, is seeking an experienced assistant news director to work behind the scenes leading, training and developing news staff to maintain market dominance and help lead its news operation to new heights.  General responsibilities include:

ˑServe as manager-in-charge in absence of news director in making content decisions and enforcing policies

ˑAssist news director in recruiting and interviewing candidates

ˑAssist news director in planning, developing and executing special projects

ˑTeaching, training and mentoring anchors, reporters and producers

ˑNews producing

ˑNewswriting (both digital and broadcast)

ˑVideo editing

ˑCoordinating with producers and news crews in the field

ˑCoordinating live shots

ˑCorresponding with network and regional producers at other stations sending & receiving materials

ˑAssisting in answering the station's news tip hotline calls and emails

ˑAssist news staff in posting and updating breaking news on digital platforms

ˑAssist news staff in updating and maintaining station social media accounts

Minimum three years newsroom experience. Anchoring, producing, or assignment desk experience preferred. Must be a strong news writer, competent problem-solver, quick thinker, and good communicator. Must work well under pressure and on deadline. Knowledge of electronic news gathering & non-linear editing required. Knowledge of broadcast and digital newswriting, as well as social media best practices required. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred. Must commit to Gray Television’s drug free workplace policy.  KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.  To apply please click on the link below. 

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/GRA1017GRYT/JobBoard/ae441110-89bd-444d-8ad2-b76c7b9db7a9/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=ff74f369-9599-4f45-9265-288eee1106b5