News Director

Date:              April 1, 2013

Location:        Colorado Springs, CO.

Position:         News Director


KRDO, NewsChannel 13, in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado, located on the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies, is looking for a News Director.


Job Description:             

The News Director is responsible for the overall supervision and development of the News Department staff, providing direction in story selection, story-telling and coverage.  We are looking for someone with the ability to manage, coach, critique and motivate the news team to make our news programs the best and first choice for local news, information, weather and sports in our market.  Experience with budgets and managing the station's news website is a plus.


Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have a 4 year degree in Journalism, Broadcasting or related field, previous experience as a newsroom supervisor, excellent time management skills, effective communication skills, an ability to work in a high stress, fast paced environment with multiple daily deadlines, good organizational skills, and excellent news judgment.


When applying for this position, please note your referral source and send resumes to:


                                    News Channel 13

                                    Attn: Human Resources

                                    399 S. 8th Street         

                                    Colorado Springs, CO.  80905

                                    Telephone (719) 632-1515      

                                    Fax (719) 575-6327



Successful candidate must pass a drug test and background check.

News Channel 13 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posting Closes: When position is filled.

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