News Director – Nexstar Broadcasting – Wilkes-Barre, PA
Company: Nexstar Broadcasting
Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA
Manages all aspects of the News Department (other than Production.)
- Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department.
- Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
- Develops news coverage strategy for the station and its website.
- Critiques newscasts daily to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.
- Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.
- Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals.
- Determines programming and evaluation of equipment needs to produce quality programming.