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Closing On:
Wednesday, 31st January 2018
Wednesday, 28th March 2018
Location: Boise, Idaho

Job Description:

KIVI News Director  #13918
Area of Interest: Broadcasting 
Division: Local Media - TV
Location: Boise - TV-30216
KIVI 6 On Your Side, the Scripps ABC station in beautiful Boise, Idaho is looking for an experienced, aggressive, News Director to lead a skilled team of journalists in producing content 24/7 on-air, digital web, mobile and on all our social media channels.
Ideally, we're looking for an engaged innovative leader to level up our day to day coverage in hands on work with our producers and reporters. This position will focus on our day to day news coverage and help us win the "big story" on-air and on-line with all of our digital platforms.
We are seeking a News Director to create an environment where the staff feels valued, respected, trusted and safe. To be in an environment where individual accomplishments are rewarded and team work is encouraged. To develop a belief that team building is needed to develop talent. Finally to develop a common language throughout the newsroom for success - the language of courtesy, decency, respect, trust, compassion, empathy and grace. If this matches your experience and abilities, then we want you to apply.
Responsible for developing and implementing measurable strategies for audience growth while effectively managing news content delivered on multiple platforms.
Create & implement strategic plans for audience growth and newsroom operations.
Communicate a compelling and inspired vision consistent with company strategy.
Analyze and respond to trends affecting the industry and DMA.
Approve all newsroom personnel decisions.
Develop and control annual budget to comply with station guidelines.
Build and maintain key relationships to foster a positive news image within the community.
Monitor all on-air and online product for compliance to Federal, State and local laws as well as First & Fourteenth Amendments.
Work closely with other members of station management team to develop and attain departmental and station goals.
Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station websites.
Ability to adapt current resources to emerging technology.
Supervise and provide regular feedback and yearly performance appraisals for direct reports with ultimate responsibility for all newsroom personnel.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office.
Broad understanding of newsroom operations and equipment.
Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
Advanced oral and written communication skills.
Effective in a variety of formal presentation settings both inside and outside the organization.
Proven and effective leadership skills; fosters open dialogue, empowers others, addresses conflict quickly and directly.
Kiley Schlader | Office Manager 
Scripps Media, Inc. | KIVI/KSAW
1866 E. Chisholm Dr. Nampa, ID 83687
Ph: 208.381.6630 | Fax: 208.381.6682
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