News Director at Cumulus Media Inc.

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Job Description and Responsibilities:

CUMULUS MEDIA | Albuquerquehas an immediate opening for News Director. The ideal candidate is someone who is a local-first leader who understands story selection, the power of audio and sound along with the ability to grab the listener with compelling, fast-paced storytelling. We need someone who knows what breaking news is, how to respond to it, and most importantly, how to make our coverage shine! We are a fully staffed newsroom with all the tools you need. Now, we just need you to lead it! Social media skills (Facebook, Twitter (X), etc) are a must. You must also be willing to hit the street and report. The ideal candidate has over five years' experience in medium-to-major market broadcast news, should possess an extremely good work ethic, display a positive attitude, be a self-starter, and can lead a fast-paced newsroom.

CUMULUS MEDIA | Albuquerque features 7 radio stations in the Albuquerque metro: News Radio KKOB 770AM/96.3 FM, The Sports Animal KNML 610 AM/95.9 FM, The Pit KTBL 1050 AM/94.5 FM, 93.3 The Q KOBQ, 92.3 KRST, 99.5 KMGA and 103.3 eD-FM. Our cluster of 7 reaches thousands of listeners daily. Cumulus owns and operates 401 radio stations in 85 U.S. markets, as well as Westwood One Networks, serving over 9,800 stations world-wide. More than 225 million people per week engage with a Cumulus or Westwood One asset making it an exciting and unique career opportunity! We are constantly creating new windows for success and strive to provide world class tools to help you succeed and reach your full potential as an employee.

Responsibilities/Our Opportunity:

  • Coordinates and executes all on-site logistics for daily appearances and live broadcasts
  • Special assignment and long-range news planning
  • Must coordinate breaking news coverage and oversee content on the web and social media
  • Work with a variety of station personnel to produce a top-notch news cast twice per hour
  • Ability to develop key relationships in the city and state
  • Attends evening and weekend station events including client appearances, station events, etc., as needed
  • Provides regular performance feedback to staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Highly organized with excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent On-Air delivery
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license
  • Strong written and verbal communication, as well as interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding of digital and social media
  • Requires in-office business hours with additional hours out of office, including nights, weekends, and some holidays

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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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Albuquerque, NM (Onsite)

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