Job Description:

Director of News

KUNC is seeking an experienced and visionary leader as KUNC’s Director of News.  The Director of News will take a leadership role in designing and implementing a strategy for KUNC that will meet the needs and expectations of our community as it relates to news & information programming.  The successful candidate will manage and lead a talented staff in planning, producing, and presenting relevant and engaging news & information content across various platforms with an all-encompassing vision of public media news service to the Front Range.

Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Four years professional news experience in a supervisory role required
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field preferred, but not required
  • Ability to lead a team and effectively manage and supervise staff
  • Solid news judgment, including an awareness of general news
  • Ability to maintain high journalistic standards of objectivity, balance and fairness
  • Ability to handle multiple and complex projects simultaneously under stringent time frames and changing priorities/conditions.
  • Proven ability to consistently work well with others, demonstrating at all times respect for the diverse constituencies at KUNC and within the public broadcasting system.
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus, but not required.

Position requires a passion for developing visionary ideas, commitment to journalism ethics and principles, excellent communication skills, and prior professional news experience in a leadership role. 

A complete job description is available at www.kunc.org/employment-internships. Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@kunc.org.

For best consideration, apply by Monday, February 3rd, 2020.

Job Location: 
Greeley, CO
United States
Job Category: 
Management
Deadline: 
Monday, February 3, 2020
Job Type: 
Full time
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A complete job description is available at www.kunc.org/employment-internships.

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@kunc.org.

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