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WCCB Charlotte News Director

Company: Bahakel Communications
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

WCCB Charlotte, the Bahakel Communications, Ltd. station in Charlotte, NC is looking for a transformative leader to oversee our news content center. The News Director will guide the integration of our news, digital, OTT and social platforms. We are looking for a leader with excellent editorial judgment, a passion for local content creation and who can coach and mentor members of the team. We want to break the traditional news mold. You must be dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking. You will help develop a strategic plan to increase content on all platforms, including OTT, by combining the talent and resources for news, social and digital. You must be a collaborative leader who can build a team and manage a shared vision involving multiple projects on multiple platforms. You'll get to live in a growing city with tons of amenities. Bahakel Communications is a family-owned company with more than 75 years experience in television, radio and digital. Essential Duties
? Manage all aspects of the News Content Center
? Plan and manage staffing, training, and performance
? Collaborate on development of news, social and digital coverage strategy for the station.
? Critique and review content daily to improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.
? Ensure achievement of audience growth across all platforms.
? Work with other senior station leaders to establish and reach station goals.
? Work closely with other Bahakel newsrooms. Requirements & Skills
? Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
? Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
? Minimum 5-7 years medium to major progressive market experience managing news content, with at least two years of experience in a leadership role.
? Experience guiding, directing, collaborating with and motivating team members, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
? Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to
achieve them.
? Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
? Experience preparing and maintaining departmental budgets.
? Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Keywords: Bahakel Communications, Charlotte , WCCB Charlotte News Director, Executive , Charlotte, North Carolina

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