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Assistant News Director

Hearst Television

Corporate/Business, Entertainment

Job title:
Assistant News Director

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Job description:

KETV, the ABC affiliate in Omaha, NE is searching for a passionate, creative, and experienced news leader to fill an Assistant News Director role. You will have excellent news judgment, management skills and a bold approach to breaking news coverage–on the air and online. You will help lead our news team in the execution of market defining breaking news, weather coverage, and community service on all platforms daily. As Assistant New Director, you will lead the news team in facilitating impactful community-based stories. With a unique format and the resources of Hearst Television, this is a rare opportunity to join one of the best. You will report to President / General Manager.


Work with the News Director to oversee the daily operation and editorial content of the newsroom
Plan big event coverage
Help with sweeps planning
Build the brand, both on air and online
Schedule newsroom employees

2 years of newsroom supervisory and/or management experience
Producing background preferred
Individual must have experience with news and managing a large staff and multiple hours of daily newscasts
Adaptability in ever-evolving news environment
Related military experience will be considered
Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

Medical | Dental | Vision
401(k) matching
Emotional Wellness Support
Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
LGBTQ+ Health Services
Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs
About Company

Hearst Television (HTV) owns and operates 33 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. HTV is recognized as one of the industry’s premier broadcasting companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service.

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Posted on:
January 31, 2024

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