News Director in Albuquerque at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 3/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our Opportunity: 

Cumulus Media-Albuquerque/News radio KKOB has an immediate opening for a News Director.  The successful candidate will have at least five years of broadcast news experience who will bring strong leadership and management skills to be a transformational force within our news department.  We are looking for a creative mind to execute winning strategies, leverage innovation, best practices and digital trends to increase KKOB’s market penetration across New Mexico.  Key responsibilities include oversight of our market relationships and collaborations, setting digital priorities and metrics, and daily oversight of personnel, hiring, training, scheduling, and reviewing the newsroom staff.  News radio KKOB is a market leader in news reporting, and wants to hire a candidate who can help us prepare for a digital first news world.

Qualifications/Key Responsibilities: 

  • At least 3 years daily newsroom experience
  • Proven track record of working with and leading a newsroom
  • Strong leadership and excellent news judgement
  • Collaborator skills are essential
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Coverage of news events, writing, reporting, and digital maintenance in off-hours a must


Job Requirements

What We Offer:

  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
  • Extensive training and mentoring
  • Career path to advance and grow professionally
  • Creative and collaborative environment 
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

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


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