Assistant News Director

Classification: 
Full-time
Company: 
KPLC-TV (Raycom Media, Inc.),
P.O. Box 1490,
Lake Charles,
Louisiana
70602
Contact Person: 
Veronica Bilbo
Contact E-mail Address: 
vbilbo@kplctv.com
Contact Phone Number: 
(337) 4399071
Description/Responsibilities: 
ASSISTANT NEWS DIRECTOR - KPLC-TV, the Raycom NBC affiliate in Lake Charles, Louisiana has a rare opening in its management ranks for an Assistant News Director. We are looking for the right person who will manage day-to-day coverage on all platforms. The Assistant News Director will be aggressive with breaking news and weather coverage. They will be a mentor and an advocate for viewers and staff. The job will also help oversee our team of producers, editors, and content specialists. This person must have exceptional news judgment, journalist excellence and be a champion of 3 screens. The candidate will have direct supervision of reporters and will focus them toward beat development, enterprise reporting and good storytelling. Qualified candidates should have experience as a news manager. Send cover letter and resume to Veronica Bilbo, EEO Coordinator, KPLC-TV, P.O. Box 1490, Lake Charles, LA 70602 or email to vbilbo@kplctv.com. This is not an entry level position. EOE-M/F/D/V
Requirements/Qualifications: 
See job description.
Application Instructions: 
Send cover letter and resume to Veronica Bilbo, EEO Coordinator, KPLC-TV, P.O. Box 1490, Lake Charles, LA 70602 or email to vbilbo@kplctv.com.