About this opportunity:
Do you want to be a part of the future of our company, while also staying connected to your community? 4 News Now in Spokane is evolving and we need someone to lead that change. We’re hiring a Director of Streaming and Digital. This position requires creativity, trust, leadership and the ability to thrive and take chances in a place that will support and guide your work.
What you’ll do:
The Director of Streaming and Digital will oversee all digital platforms, from our website to social to our streaming app. You’ll lead a team of hungry content producers, while also breaking new ground in the streaming space. In addition to being a journalist, the ideal candidate is also a consumer of streaming content who understands the platforms.
You will coach and educate our entire newsroom about how to leverage content on digital, while also working in a newsroom and for a company that believes your life outside of the newsroom is the most valuable time you spend. This is a position that requires collaboration, but you’ll need to be self-motivated to manage your team.
What you’ll bring:
First and foremost, as the Director of Streaming and Digital,you’ll understand all of the digital platforms and how they fit into the overall news strategy. You’ll mentor, hire and coach our team of digital and streaming content producers. Working with the Executive News Director, you’ll create and execute a plan to build audience on digital platforms, understanding all metrics available and creating a plan to build off strengths and find opportunities. Create a plan for building 24/7 content on kxly+, our digital streaming channel, and working with newsroom managers to cross-promote that content with tv. You’ll also get to scratch the creative itch, creating content for all platforms.
Why Work for 4 News Now?
If you’re not afraid to take chances and want to lead the future of our broadcast company, this is a fantastic opportunity in a close-knit newsroom where the motto is “take care of the team.”
And, did we mention the Inland Northwest is an incredible place to live? Virtually no traffic, lots of brewpubs and great restaurants, ski resorts nearby and 76 lakes all within a one-hour drive. There’s so much to do – and, just enough bizarre news to keep any journalist engaged.
What you’ll get in return:
You’ll get a supportive work environment with co-workers and managers who value your work, your time and your perspective. We offer medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days and holidays. Finally, you’ll have a voice in corporate conversations as we work together to build best practices for our family-owned company.
Apply right away for a chance to join a news team that believes in family, community and a legacy of local journalism. To apply on-line, click below and include your resume and link!
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