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WJLA-TV is searching for a Managing Editor to supervise the day-to-day editorial operation of the newsroom. The Managing Editor should have a passion for breaking news coverage, digital news coverage, and social media. The ideal candidate will also bring excellent leadership and team building skills.
The Managing Editor's duties include (but are not limited to):
- Works closely with Director of News, General Manager and corporate management to establish news content, philosophy and brand
- Supervise the editorial content for WJLA-TV
- Proactively exercise journalistic judgment in maintaining accurate, unbiased coverage
- Supervise assignment desk and help with planning of daily assignments
- Provide constructive editorial feedback to news staff
- Make sure content is executed on all platforms, including website and social media sites
Required Skills and Experience:
- Minimum of 7 years of newsroom experience
- At least two years of management experience
- Experience in a large market is a plus
- College degree required
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