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WWL-TV has an immediate opening for an Assistant News Director. The successful candidate will be an experienced newsroom leader who can direct news coverage on multiple platforms. This management role calls for planning and overseeing daily coverage, directing editorial meetings, and integrating our brand and marketing plans into newscasts. A key part of this position is working with producers, reporters, and managers to engage the audience with quality storytelling.

The Assistant News Director will work with the Executive News Director to: Build and execute long-term strategies and coverage plans; Take a leadership position during breaking news and severe weather; Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and evaluating potential new employees; Provide feedback to reporting and producing staffs; Work on other special projects and special assignments as directed.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a minimum of five years experience in newsroom management positions.

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to Bill Siegel, Executive News Director, at bsiegel@wwltv.com, or via fax at (504)529-6482, or via mail to 1024 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70116.

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